Sunday, January 1, 2017

In which Primo doesn't want my mom to use the Good Glass

Mom: Which glass is mine?

Primo: I don't know. Just take a clean one from the cupboard.

Mom reaches for a glass and selects not one of the brewery souvenir glasses but something Primo got at a political event and labeled as such.

Primo: But not that one!

Mom: What?

Primo: Not that one.

Me: Why not?

Primo: What if it breaks?

Me: Because my mother is in the habit of throwing glasses to the floor?

6 comments:

  1. If you don't want it used don't put it where everyone can get to it. I have my best glasses on the top shelf or in another cupboard. And I would like a few of the everyday glasses to get broken. I have way too many 2 or 3 of a style. But really you can't just throw perfectly good glasses away.

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    1. My mother is famous for getting clumsy with her least favorite glass and plate ware. It's totally subconscious, though hilarious when I get the call to go plate shopping.

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    2. My dishes are 40 years old and very few have broken. I even have a couple of glasses that old still.

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  2. Well, she is a polka dot, and the glass was a stripe. (Or is it the other way around?)

    She might just break it because of that.

    :)

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  3. This is funny because I have treasured glasses branded from whiskey companies, and I really, really want guests to use them! They're special, I want to share! (Picture a dog bringing you their gross, shredded wubbie.)

    I did make the mistake of keeping a branded glass SIGNED by Tom Bulleit on top of the bar, and my wife used it and was going to wash it! That was my mistake; that glass now sits in a glass-fronted bookshelf with the other souvenirs. :D

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    1. I have glasses that my daughter really likes and only wash them by hand. Otherwise the designs will eventually fade and disappear.

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