What’s up with all this???
As we were climbing into bed last night, J. says (and I quote), â€œThe UPS man has a great idea about what color we should paint the front doorâ€¦â€ Stop right there.
Are you really so tight with the Mr. UPS that he is now giving you home improvement/decorating advice and you are taking it? When did this happen? I mean, I am aware that these delivery people are walking up my front steps several times a week bringing pieces of gear to review, but when did all this bonding happen? I know the peeling, fading green door needs some help. I know Mr. UPS sees a fair share of doors and probably has some wisdom to offer there. I respect his opinion but Iâ€™m just curiousâ€¦when did the line get crossed?
Mrs. FedEx came to the door a couple weeks ago and said to me, â€œHe hasnâ€™t gotten any speakers lately. Has he moved on to something else?â€ How does she know this???? Is it like when you are dating some girl and itâ€™s all very casual and fun and you finally have the â€œDTR Talk.â€ (Define the Relationship.) The I-like-you-a-lot-do-you-like-me? talk. We-are-dating-just-each-other-now talk. Is it a moment where after the comment on the weather Mr. UPS pauses, â€œWhatâ€™s in the boxes?â€ Or does it just morph and happen and the next thing you know heâ€™s talking exterior paint colors.
Boys, help me out. Define your relationship with your delivery peeps. Do you know their names? Do they know what you do? Whatâ€™s up with all this? Reviewerâ€™s wives: Do you see these bizarre things happening on your front steps?
By the way, due to extensive hours of sun exposure to the front door, Mr. UPS suggested a lighter color, something in a khaki to match the trim on the windows. And heâ€™s right. Sigh.