The other night, Everette and I had a conversation that I think, nicely exemplifies the conversations we have quite often. I wouldn't say they are typical, but I also wouldn't say they are rare. Here you can see the differences in our brain and thought processes
E: Oh, my mom said yes.
M: That's great!
E: But she is having surgery and she is concerned about lifting
M:(looking very confused and slightly annoyed) well, isn't your dad around? can't he get it down? I can come pick it up.
E: (now it is his turn to look at me like I am an alien) Uhh? What are you talking about?
M: What are you talking about?
E: I am talking about my parents watching Jonathan on Saturday when we go to the Purdue Game. She wants to double check with my dad before she says yes for sure.
M: OHHHHHHH! (the 7500 Watt light bulb snapping on in my head).
E: What the heck were you talking about?
M: Uhh, I emailed your mom a couple of days ago and asked her if she had a canning pot and other supplies.
E: Oh.... what did she say?
M: Nothing, that is what I thought you were telling me.
E: Ohhhh..... we should plant the beans out on the edge of the garden next year, where they will get more sun.
M: yeah, good idea. Could you pass the potatoes?