A big hug for my man!

Undoubtedly, my readers have heard me talk about my beloved husband, Jim.  Mostly with stories about violating my “green laws”, his inability to remember that PAPER is actually recyclable, continuously running water or his dislike that some of our green products don’t smell clean… however, today I want to say “thank you”…

He just returned from an out-of-town business trip.  The kids always get little gifts (because hey, if Daddy’s away, Daddy must “pay”, in their minds!)  But this time, I got a great, little, unexpected gift too.

He handed me a copy of a USA Today and said “I brought this for you.”  Oh honey, you shouldn’t have!  But it was actually quite a gift.  He said that the guy sitting next to him on the plane must have thought he was crazy, because a conversation with the flight attendant went something like this:

Flight attendant: “Sir, can I take that newspaper for you?”
Husband:  “Are you going to recycle it?”
Flight attendant:  “No sir, I’m sorry.  We don’t do that.”
Husband:  “Well then I’ll keep it.”

YAAA!  I love, love, love that he thought of that.  He brought it home and it’s now in our recycling can.  They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but I say:  “A husband that understands me is MY best friend!”

Thank you, honey!  I loved the newspaper.

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8 thoughts on “A big hug for my man!

  1. Haha, nice one Matt. I have two actually.

    I was hoping you’d blog about this D. See, the looks I’m willing to take from strange guys on airplanes to help save the Earth! I do think it’s completely ridiculous that airlines don’t recycle. I find out more and more every day about how places out West like Portland recycle everything, and I just feel like it’s crap that we can’t get it done out here. Who’s to blame? Not sure.

    Thanks for the post! Another great one.

    Jim “the husband” Kukrals last blog post..Make More Money! Value Yourself Better

  2. Hi, I found your blog on this new directory of WordPress Blogs at greenncheap.com. I dont know how your blog came up, must have been a typo, i duno. Anyways, I just clicked it and here I am. Your blog looks good. Have a nice day. Patrick.

  3. Matt – yea, there are other brothers but I got the best one! 🙂

    Jim – I AM glad that you spoke up and it’s pretty disturbing that the airline “doesn’t do that?” Hello? But hey, where were the newspapers from that last trip…. hmmmm?

    Patrick – however you got here, glad you’re here… please come back anytime!

  4. I have a similar issue with my husband taking longer to get on board. He loves the idea of being more eco-concious but doesn’t like some of the products (shampoos, etc) I’ve bought! That was awesome of your husband!

    OneGreenMommys last blog post..Green Santa

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