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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

They're Playing our Song


At our 25th anniversary party JR had the following conversation with our friend Cindy.

Cindy: JR, what's your song?

JR: Huh?

Cindy: You know, your and Michele's song. The "song". The one that defines your relationship.

JR (without missing a beat): Highway to Hell by AC/DC

Cindy: Ohhhh I can never get a straight answer out of you. I'm going to ask Michele.


Cindy storms into the party room.

Cindy: Michele, do you know what your husband just told me your "song" was?

Me: No and do you know how much I hate conversations that start with "do you know what?"

Cindy: Whatever. He said that your "song" was Highway to Hell. Tell me he wasn't lying to me.


Me: He wasn't lying. It is Highway to Hell.

After 25 years we can support each others lies without missing a beat. We are made for each other.


Love,
M

PS. I guess I should have said that JR celebrated our 25th a year and a half ago. I just thought about AC/DC when Keely mentioned it in her post yesterday and thought I'd pass along this cute story.

19 comments:

  1. such is what defines relationships.

    ;-)

    happy anniversary, and kudos!

    ..
    .ero

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  2. Hee Hee...Supporting each other's lies that actually does show a beautiful sense of loyalty. Here's to ya guys. Cheers Michele!!

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  3. LOL - we're like that, too. Although if she'd come to me saying, "Beloved says 'your song' is 'Highway to Hell'!" I'd have come back with something like,

    "Oh, don't be silly - it's 'Flirtin' with Disaster' by Molly Hatchet."

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  4. I love it. At least he didn't say "The Bitch Is Back" or something like that.

    I love messing with people like that. Nicely played.

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  5. Ha! I love a guy with a sense of humor! You caught yourself a good one!

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  6. WAY TO GO! You wouldn't have know if she hadn't spilled the answer first though.

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

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  7. What's wrong with Highway to Hell? It's getting off the highway that means you're close to Hades, right?

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  8. Great story! That's the kind of answer that Hotty Hubby would give too, but we've only been married 7 years so I probably wouldn't think to back him on it.

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  9. I can't believe you didn't miss a beat with your response. You are a master of deceit! :)

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  10. After meeting you in person, this doesn't surprise me one little bit. :)

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  11. It's actually the Benny Hill theme

    ;)

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  12. At least you got something to rock out to! Retired Army spousal unit is a big ol' pile of sentimental mush when it comes to stuff like this. "His" tune is a Sonny and Cher thing. Cue the ear bleach!

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  13. You are made for each other and I salute that - I know neither Devoted Spouse nor I would have missed a beat had we been subjected to that questioning. Although I'm not 100% sure he remembers the title or singer of "our song" - I can't think of her right now either - but we "know" and could hum it. (No, pls don't ask me to hum.) But in that situation just to be a smarta$$ DS would have said it was an Elvis Presley song and I might have said it was something from the Rolling Stones. - Diff generations. LOL

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  14. Aw! Happy extremely belated anniversary!

    Paul and I don't have a 'song'. Does that make us less of a couple??

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