Tuesday, April 2, 2013

April Fool's pass

April Fool's Day is not a favorite holiday of mine. Growing up, we didn't do too much beyond the "Hey, your underwear is sticking out! April Fool's!" gags. This year, it almost went by without any fanfare. I did get one joke in on Mr. Perfect.

April is the month we have to renew Psycho Wunderhund's city dog license, so I went to the Taylorsville City Hall to pay the $5 fee for the new license. Afterwards, I called Mr. Perfect and told him that they wouldn't let me renew because there was a complaint filed against PW and a $500 fine we had to pay before the end of the month or it would double. He asked when the complaint was filed, and I got to say "Never! April Fool's!" Okay, I hate lying. I hate how I feel when I know I'm lying. I'm really glad the Holy Ghost pricks my conscience so much; it took almost everything in me to keep up this tale as long as I did.

To wrap up the day, we went with Mr. Bishop Sir and Karen Carpenter's Vocal Double to the Utah Jazz game against the Portland Trail Blazers (the Jazz won -- way to go, Jazz!). It rained like crazy last night, and we ended up walking about 1/2 mile in the driving rain. It was a bit chilly in the arena, and my sweater and hair didn't dry completely until after we got home. But it was a lot of fun.

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