When my mother-in-law started repeating herself for the tenth time, I pressed flash on my cordless phone and pretending to have an important business call incoming. It was a sucessful evoidance tactic that I plan to use more of.
When Bill heard the his girlfriend
's car outside, he used the remote control to mute the audio on the CD, thereby evoiding her with the appearance of a quiet, unoccupied house and gaining a free pass for the day.
October 28, 2005