Spousal Communication

My wife and I sometimes communicate through writing on the master bedroom closet doors, with chalk, somewhat like notes on one’s pillow / desk / the dining room table. This happens in Dutch, and translates rather poorly (BTW, I have pictures too, so it did happen);

“Papa houdt WEL een beetje van mama.”

“Een beetje maar?”

“OK, niet een beetje”

“Hoeveel dan wel?”

“-ENOSPC”

She had to Google that one, but she found it adorable. I think. Time will tell.

On other occasions, you may hear me wonder where my wife is… I start the discovery process off by shouting:

“SYN!”

There may be a sigh, followed by my wife shouting:

“SYN,ACK”

I have to confirm the handshake;

“ACK!”

And all is good, we have a connection.

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