Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Jealous

Husband just walked out of the front door with a 6-pack of beer, framed in the doorway for a moment by the darkening evening sky. He called out that he loved us but did NOT look back. He's going out to play cards for the evening with some guy friends and I was struck by an unexpected bolt of jealousy as he walked out the door, shutting it behind him on a house full of little kids and me.

I remember going out with friends in the evening with a bottle of cheap wine under my arm and no idea where the night would lead. How long ago was that?!

3 comments:

Beth said...

tooooooooooooo long ago, that's how long ago that was! Why does NC have to be so far away from Ohio? Who designed it that way? What fun we could have with a cheap bottle of wine!

Bina said...

oh, I so understand what you mean. I try not to, but sometimes I get angry (jealous) when Chris gets to go the Y and work out, go ride his bike for two hours, or run, and I'm at home doing NOTHING but cleaning, taking care of kids or cooking. I would like to just be able to leave, say "I'll be back in a few hours" and not have to ask "do you mind watching the kids?" or any crap like that.

cubmommy said...

seems like yesterday. I realized I have to get out of the house once in awhile before I go insane. Last Sunday I went to a movie by myself and saw Juno. I felt like a grown up.