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Tagged With: Kris & Gene

Nerd gifting

For Christmas I got Gene, among other things, this sticker for his laptop:               “Heh,” he said when he opened it. “That’s cute. Do you know what an attack of opportunity is?” “I get it from context,” I said. “Do you want to know what it is?” “Okay,” I … Continue reading »

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The hitchhiker’s guide to my outfit

Kris: “How do I look?” Gene: “Great!” Kris: “Okay, but do I look cool and hip? Like a hip, cool, hoopy frood?” Gene: “Totally.” Kris: “Do I in fact look like the kind of girl who does not say things like ‘hoopy frood’ and has no idea what that means?” Gene: “Sure.” Kris: “Zarking right … Continue reading »

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A conversation on the freeway

Kris: “Yikes, what’s wrong with that truck?” Gene: “Looks like water pouring out of the container part?” Kris: “Oh, no, it’s a seafood truck! All the ice is melting out the back! Ew! God, I wish I knew where that was going. Well, I guess we just don’t eat any seafood at restaurants for the … Continue reading »

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Secure Tracker And Reading System. System Tech Admin Readout Setter. Soup Truck Armadillo Ransom Slip’n’slide.

Gene is on a conference call in the next room and I just heard him say, in a completely serious tone, “Oh, I just let stars tell me what to pay attention to.” I’m sure that “stars” is actually some kind of acronym for a task-management program but in my over-active imagination Gene has a … Continue reading »

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GChat

Didofoot: If I showed you the pile of dust I just removed from the bedroom Didofoot: you would be like “no way. NO. WAY.” Didofoot:¬†and then you would scream Didofoot: and then you would throw up Didofoot: and then you would leave me Gene: wow Didofoot: Also I stuck googly eyes on the dust so … Continue reading »

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Estate

Gene: “My friend just bought a one-point-two million dollar home in San Francisco.” Kris: “So…an apartment, then?”

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You’re all right, LaRusso.

Kris: “My piano teacher gave me the same song for homework for the third week in a row. I do not understand this song. It makes no sense to me. I can’t learn it. Why can’t I just move on from this song?” Gene: “Maybe she’s Miyagi-ing you.” Kris: “That occurred to me. But if … Continue reading »

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After the movie

Kris: “I thought that one part was a good example of a rape joke that didn’t make the victim into the punchline.” Gene: “Oh?” Kris: “Well, you know, because there’s been all that stuff in the media lately? About rape jokes and rape culture?” Gene: “Rapists get their own culture?” Kris: “No! You’ve never heard … Continue reading »

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Revenge

Last night I dropped Gene off at his motorcycle which he had left parked at Orinda BART. I was sitting in the car while he rummaged around in the back seat to collect his gear when he handed me a spoon. “This looks familiar,” he said. I took the spoon. “Yeah, I guess this is … Continue reading »

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A tiny pillow

Me: “Check it out, I found this in that box of my old toys.” Gene: “What is it?” Me: “Here, you can look at it.” Gene: “A tiny pillow with a pocket on the front.” He sticks a finger in the pocket, as I knew he would. “What’s it for?” Me: “When I was a … Continue reading »

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