UrsulaV (ursulav) wrote,
UrsulaV
ursulav

So I was ambling around the living room, trying to think of what to do. Still buzzed from the NY Times thing. Not really interested in reading--a couple of books on hand, but none grabbing me intensely. I have a hard time watching TV and NOT doing something else--TV requires half a brain at most, and I need a book or something simultaneous. Sketched already for awhile, not really feeling it. Won Bard's Tale last week. Hmm. Hmm, hmm, hmm. Wandered the living room a bit more. Examined the cat. Was examined by the cat. Continued to wander.

"James," I said at last, "I think I need a game."

And James, wonderful, patient, indulgent James, James, who's games are his religion, art form, and great love*, looked at me with his eyes aglow and leapt to his feet and said "I'll get you a game right now! I know the one! You'll love it!"

"But--it's after nine--"

"We'll rent it!"

"You don't have to--" I was talking to air. James was long gone. I think it went from a vague longing for a game to James leaping into the car in under two minutes, and that included a minute worth of cleaning cat vomit out of a shoe. I think James takes a certain pride in finding games that I enjoy--I am a finicky player at best. He's not a demonstrative man, for the most part, (I'm not terribly so myself, mind you) but if I ever doubted that he loves me, the care he puts into locating games that I will enjoy would prove it in a heartbeat. Particularly since half the time, they're games he doesn't play himself.

He's a nut, but I love 'im.


*I don't ask him if he loves me more than games, and he doesn't ask me if I love him more than painting. Of such silent agreements are successful relationships made.
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