Thursday, June 12, 2008

This is why we take vows when getting married

Just kidding...its not that bad, really. But as stated in an earlier post, I wasn't
exactly thrilled. He has be threatening to get another bike for about a year and its kinda been a joke. I tell him when he gets a$500,000 life insurance policy, we'll talk. But he slowing desensitized me. Weeks of bike traders, online shopping go by. I go out of town for a few days and he tells me he's getting a bike when I'm gone ha,ha. Well, one night I am at AKs for Girls Nite, and he calls me on her home phone. Wants to know when I work the next week. Why? Because I bought a Harley on eBay and need to drive to Indiana to get it. WHAT?! I swear he did it because he knew I wouldn't be as nasty about it in front of my friends. So I get off the phone and someone asks what that was all about. Looking for some support from my girls I blurt out the whole story. CAN YOU BELIEVE MY HUSBAND BOUGHT A HARLEY? And you know what I get?
Smiles, giggles and basically everyone agreeing how cool that it is. In other words, not much sympathy. I think only my sister sympathizes with me because her hubby is also always trying to get a new toy that would make her a young widow.
Anyway, I've come around a bit. I see how happy it makes him. I am happy he has something that is just his and a project/hobby for him. He's had to give up a lot since the kids have been born. He used to golf a ton, played on a pool league and did way more hunting and fishing. I am grateful that he is tinkering with a bike rather than going to bars or running off to the casino every week. Just don't expect to see me on the back anytime too soon. (Well,maybe eventually)

4 comments:

Life, Love, and All the Craziness said...

Soo..you 2 going to be hanging out at Bike Week?? hahahha.....you are a biker mama now!!

Shelly said...

I think it is awesome, and you are right be could be out doing worse things, if a bike makes him happy so be it. I love how he called you after the fact, that is so my husband...

Life is Love said...

I am on the same page as you Jen. My husband has been begging me, not for a normal bike, but a crotchrocket. You know...speed machines. And I said the same thing, we need to double life insurance first. But with gas prices, I might consider a NORMAL bike....
Jammie

Life in the Fast Lane said...

Come on you can come clean, you have already ordered your leather pants have'nt you? ;)We were thinking of getting some sort of bike for Brian to take to work to save on gas, but I'm a little leary still also. I tried to talk him into a moped, but he did'nt have anything for that!!