The other day, I went to Atlanta to see Mom. She had a mammogram appointment on Saturday, and I took her to that, and we hung out for the rest of my trip.
Mom subscribes to the New Yorker, and also gave us a subscription some time ago. I enjoy it for the cartoons and the crossword puzzle.
The Cartoon Caption Contest used to be an annual event, then eventually, they made it a weekly contest, which I enjoy. I think I may have entered a caption, once. But I can't keep up with each issue and the finite window in which I can create the winner.
Anyway, Mom had an issue that had recently arrived, and I noticed that someone had tried creating a winning caption, seen below:
The handwriting is her boyfriend's. I took a picture, because I was amused. It's a subtle quote, and funny - though, it isn't what I'd consider a finalist. So I sent it to my husband.
And he replied:
And that started the ball rolling:
It's nice to be married to someone who immediately "gets" the game, then plays it.