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Nostalgic #6

I have loved being able to look back at my old posts for this one day a month.  I need to do it more often.  Shaunacey  had a great idea that she shared during our weekend "Girls Night In" Google Hangout.  While I'm at it, I'll just say I might as well link up with her today for her Mondays of Gratitude because I'm GRATEFUL for the idea she gave me. Or that I stole from her. Whatever.

Anyway, it got me thinking, why aren't I using more of my old content more often???  So today will be the last formal "Nostalgic Series" post.  You can expect a little more random doses of what I use to write in the future.  Just because I can.

This was one of my favourite posts just because it is soooo very typical of Dan and my relationship.  You can read the original posts here with the comments.


A conversation over email yesterday with my husband nearly resulted in our divorce. He's always getting on my case about skimming emails. Come on, I'm a high school teacher, how do you think I get through so many essays. Kidding. Kinda. So I skim emails, my bad. Well I guess after today you can add being a bad typer to the same list. Apparently I type without proofreading. Here is the email conversation that transpired between us. See if you can spot the error. Hint *it's in the very first email.

From: Deena
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 4:07 PM
To: Daniel
Subject: bah

so tired of being with you.

From: Daniel
To: Deena
Sent: Wed, September 15, 2010 4:09:35 PM
Subject: RE: bah
Hey – that’s great to hear babe.  Thanks for the pick me up.

From: Deena 
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 4:54 PM
To: Daniel
Subject: Re: bah

hey crouch- text me when you want to Skype. Maybe seeing your kids will put you in better spirits.

From: Daniel
To: Deena
Sent: Wed, September 15, 2010 5:43:53 PM
Subject: RE: bah
Why am I the grouch?  You started it.  So tired of being with you?!?

From: Deena
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 5:46 PM
To: Daniel
Subject: Re: bah

I can see the headline in the StarPhoenix: Type nearly causes divorce.
Meant "without" you.
I also called you a crouch.
Meant "grouch".
I see my next blog forming.

 On 2010-09-15, at 18:07, Daniel wrote:

Haha.  Ok that WAS cute.  Didn’t know what the hell was going on.

Love you.

From: Deena
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 6:10 PM
To: Daniel
Subject: Re: bah

I even typo-ed typo.

On 2010-09-15, at 18:12, Daniel wrote:

Ok.  But now I’m back to really liking you.  So expect some hugs and kisses.

As a side note, I would like to point out that skimming & scanning is a literary strategy and I use it quite often in my work. Maybe I should start using it less in my correspondance with my sweet hubby.....

Linking up with Garay Treasures, Thinking out Loud, the Pick, Thoughts for Thursday


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