I Clasped My Hands Against My Bosom And Lifted My Face Skyward When I Said This To Him

Scene: A married couple discus the design merits of vintage china patterns for a hypothetical acquisition:

Her [final line of dialogue]: This is the difference between us – I am interested in delicate beauty and understated elegance and you are trying to re-create the Viceroy’s dinner table at the end of the British Raj.

aaaaand curtain.

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5 thoughts on “I Clasped My Hands Against My Bosom And Lifted My Face Skyward When I Said This To Him

  1. Two of my close neighbors are Lebanese Christians. Both couples entertain a lot and have very opulent furniture. I’ve not noted their china but I bet it is on the scale you describe your husband would like. It must be the Mediterranean temperament.

  2. We never have these conversations. I learned long ago to nod, smile and say “whatever”.

    In a related matter, we are getting another dog to foster this weekend. I was out-voted 1 – 1.

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