Time: Tonight, March 14th, around 9:00
Setting: The Husband's Home Office
Characters: 1. The Husband, packing for an upcoming ski trip that I am not going on as A) I do not ski, and B) Small Son.
2.The Rachel: Tired, silly, and with one (or two) vodka tonics in the system.
The Rachel: (Sitting in The Husband's chair, kicking a plastic Wal-Mart bag repeatedly in the air and giggling.) "Look! It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen!"
The Husband: (Sighs) Did you just make an American Beauty joke? In 2008?"
The Rachel: (Still giggling) "IT'S THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING I'VE EVER SEEN!"
The Husband: ...
Trust me any unmarried folk out there. Exchanges like this? They are what it's all about.