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08 June 2015

Angelisms, Part 9




{Scene: We've recently been battling a cockroach who is attempting to live in our bathroom. We arrive home from work and Angel opens the door.}

Angel: *cheerful yet sinister voice* "Cockroach! We're home!"

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{ Scene: 9:15 p.m. on a work night. I'm blogging, Angel is on his computer, we're winding down and about to start getting ready for bed.}

Angel: "Leprosy can be transmitted by nasal droplets. It can also be transmitted from armadillos to humans"
{The only possible context for this is that we'd watched the movie Ben-Hur two weeks previously.}
 
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{Scene: Angel is complaining about me to my mom.}

Angel: "We lived in Michigan for almost 4 years! And maybe 3 times in all of that time did Rachel call me and say she didn't cook dinner so I should pick up a pizza or Culver's on the way home. 3 TIMES! We're going to have to have a new rule--in Malaysia, she needs to ask me to pick up dinner on the way home from work at least 10 times a year."

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{Scene: We're on a metro in Hong Kong. I'm watching the scenery, Angel is daydreaming.}

Rachel: "Whoa! Did you see that?"
Angel: "What? I didn't see anything."
Rachel: "We just passed this open field where there were a hundred guys all dressed exactly the same and they were practicing martial arts!"
Angel: "Cool story bro."
Rachel: "No! It was real! You have to believe me. They had a leader, and he was standing up on a stage, and showing them what to do!"
Angel: "Oh, suddenly, there's a leader, too? And a stage? I'm sure..."
{You guys believe me don't you? It was like some kind of scene right out of Shao Lin Soccer. A hundred guys in matching uniforms practicing martial arts in the middle of an open field in the Hong Kong countryside. It totally happened, he just wouldn't believe me.}

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{Scene: My favorite pedicure shop closed for renovations, and I don't own nail polish or nail polish remover and refuse to buy any since we're moving soon, my toenails used to be purple, but I'm cutting them as they grow out and now they are only half-purple}

Angel: "Whoa! It look like you have french tips on your toenails! Purple french tips. That's so...weird!"

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{Scene: He's watching Youtube prank videos that involve a remote-controlled spider.}

Angel: "Next time, I'm going to buy a remote-controlled spider from eBay instead of a bear costume."

Does that sound like a good idea to anyone?

HungryForGod (Andi) said...

sounds like you guys were havin a good time - LOVIN IT ALL! :D

Mariet at Practicingnormal said...

This sounds like my house. I have 6 minions (including my husband) that all take turns sounding if they escaped from the twilight zone. Each of these could be the beginning of a great story.
Stopping by from Monday Madness.

Erica Bartlett said...

A remote control spider sounds like fun! Love these Angelisms!

Lisa @ Adventures of a Dream Catcher said...

He sounds like quite the character! That's hilarious that he talked to the cockroach.

The Boutelle Family said...

These are funny! The leprosy one reminds me of my husband - sharing random things, but not quite connecting the dots of how he got there in his mind! :)

Jenna Brussee said...

You two sound like such a fun couple! Angel says some really funny stuff. I need to go back and read more of these !

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Anonymous said...

I vote no on the remote control spider and yes on more costumes. And I totally believe you about of the field of men doing martial arts!

Anonymous said...

Can't wait to hear the remote control spider stories!!!

Lindsey @ SongbirdandaNerd.com said...

Haha, what a goof. I love that he even knows what french tips are. That's hilarious.

Lucy Blair said...

Hmm I wonder what the bear costume was going to be for..?

Bekah Walsh said...

let's keep enjoying the bear costume.

Kari said...

Ha! These are always good for a laugh:)

Tayler Morrell said...

These are some of my favorite posts!

Julia said...

Hahaha love the random leprosy fact and the cockroach greeting! :D

Suzanne Carillo said...

Ha ha!

I also used to greet our family of cockroaches when I lived in the south of France in Nice. I'd whap my shoe on the wall and yell, "We're home!" They'd scurry back to their corners. That is one thing about living in a country with winter. No cockroaches.

bisous
Suzanne

Laura Malone said...

hahaha "cockroach, we're home!"
that killed me. You're lucky to be married to a funny man :)

www.cookwineandthinker.com

Ali Hval said...

HAHAHA the things he says cracks me up! You've just gotta love someone who has humor. Love that he talks to the cockroach.. he knows it's there. And those things are damn sneaky, I tell you what.You think you're picking up a piece of bark tracked in by the dog on the floor and oh! Oh geez! It's actually a roach and you almost touched it.

Also, hey there! I'm a total stranger by now, I know, but college basically drowned me and I'm all graduated and stuff now and ready to get back into this blogging thing. :) Hope you've been so so well!

Brandi Davis said...

HAHA! This sounds like something my husband would say. Angel is a hoot!

Bethany Carson said...

Love the photo! This is such a fun post, Rachel--had me laughing! A remote control spider would not be my idea of fun (*shriek*)

Elizabeth Hughes said...

Too funny! XD I wish I could manage to cook all but 3 times in 4 years.....

Charlene Maugeri said...

Oh Angel, PLEASE DON'T buy a remote control spider. Ugh. I would die if my husband did that!

Michelle said...

Hahaha!!! I need Angel around. He's hilarious.

Paige @ Reasons to Come Home said...

These are some of my favorite post! He is so funny! I actually think he should be the remote control spider. I miss the bear costume!

leelee said...

I love the Angelisms and now I wish there could be another edition of the bear costumes as well.

meandmr.com said...

These post always make me laugh!
Melanie @ meandmr.com

Keit said...

ROFL! You guys remind me of me and the porkchop aka boyfriend. We had a massive cockroach manifestation in our new home and everytime we found a little dead body we made a little triumph dance with an evil laugh! DAMN cockroaches!
Today I was explaining to him whole day, how I am going to go and buy nail polishes, and he knows I am craaaazy about nail polishes. I finally went, bought some, wrote to him "I'm doing my naaaaails" and then wrote again "Done, yaay". And he just said "Is life worth living now?"

Kay R. said...

He is hilarious!!! I love these posts!

Mrs.AOK said...

The two of you sound like such a fun couple.
The palmetto bug is common here, which is just a nice word for roach! The lovely people here in the Charleston area have tried to reassure us that they are common and we should not be alarmed.
I miss Culver's!
Thanks for linking up to MMBH :)
XOXO

V. Nino said...

The french tips had me rolling! I'm sorry if this is weird to hear from a blogging friend, but I LOVE YOU GUYS :) The stories and Angelisms that you share truly, truly make me smile.