Re: Buying Espresso machine
- From: "Ken Blake" <kblake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2005 12:13:29 -0700
fortune elkins <frelkins@xxxxxxxxx> typed:
> why o why is there this myth that wives hate coffee equipment?
> myself am i a wife, and trust me, i have a shocking amount of
> equipment. well, shocking to non-alties, anyway. . . .<wink>
My wife doesn't hate coffee equipment. She hates spending
significant amounts of money--especially at once. She's agreed to
the machine for now. I'll work on the grinder next year.
> i will once again repeat my famous advice: if you buy yourself
> a piece
> of coffee equipment, also budget a tiffany blue box item for
> spouse/partner/significant other.
Wouldn't work in this case. That would just spend *more money.
Besides, I'm not buying anything for myself, I'm buying it for
us. She likes espresso just as much as I do.
Please reply to the newsgroup
> the magic of the little blue box silences all objections, or as
> david remarked in the first season of "curb your enthusiasm"
> patching up a quarrel with his wife character, cheryl: 'roses!
> work great! who knew?'