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My Days Are Numbered

Today my husband and I are celebrating our 10 year anniversary.  Like any couple we’ve had our issues… my problems settling in the Netherlands, his Lego addiction, my late night mosquito rages… but one thing that has never changed is our love for each other.  Well, MY love for HIM I should say.   I’m not so sure about his love for me anymore.

He worries me.  Like, remember that time he scared the bejesus out of me in his sleep? or the other time? I wonder if that was a foreshadowing of things to come.  I’ve also always been suspicious of his death glare… I mean, it’s not normal for your husband to look at you like he wants to kill you, right?

Then today I saw this:


Omg, where’s the dislike button?!  I blame my dad, he is always up to no good! NO GOOD!

Perhaps I should start sleeping with one eye open.

It’s amazing the things you see when you look back…


Take this old photo of us, for example.  See me all eyes closed and in love, kissing the man of my dreams?

Now, do you see him all eyes open and smirking?  He knows something we don’t.  He’s hiding something!! He has a secret plan, a plan to off me one day!


What about this one from earlier this year.  Ok at first you will look at it and see a happy couple out for dinner, smiling and enjoying each other’s company… but look at his hand on that knife, and it’s pointed right at me!!  Who knows what would have happened if my friends hadn’t distracted him to take this photo.  They  may very well have saved my life!

Call me paranoid, but I think I’m onto something here…

If you don’t hear from me sometime within the next few months, don’t bother investigating. THE HUSBAND DID IT!

Lock him up and take away his Lego.  This is my dying wish…

Also see to it that he never has access to the internet, Bastogne cookies or Mona Toetjes.  While you are at it, give him a prison roommate.  Someone who talks a lot, preferably about sports and friends he’s never met.  Please do give him a TV though, and provide him with a steady stream of Sex and the City, romantic comedies, Reality TV and anything starring Julia Roberts.

See to it that my father gets some time too, I mean he is an accessory to murder and all.  Don’t let my mother visit him either, lord knows she’ll try to weasel her way into the prison every morning to make him his tea and toast.

Avenge my death, people…don’t let them get away with this!  I’m counting on you.

Happy Anniversary, babe!  I will love you till the day I die…

About Tammy

A Canadian girl living in the Netherlands with her Dutch hubby. A total TV and movie junkie who enjoys crafting, nail art, cuddling her dogs and general geekery. Otherwise just working on getting by and making a life for herself in her 'new' country.

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  1. It’s not a death glare, it’s my relaxed look. That’s what I look like when I am not smiling.
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  2. Concratulations :)

    You celebrate your anniversary one day after my parents :p
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  3. Absolutely love it! If you can’t have humor in your marriage, what do you have? Congrats to both of you!!

  4. Interesting post, I was going to crack I joke but I am not so sure about. Dont want him getting mad at me ;-)
    Happy anniversary!
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    • Now I’m curious! I wanna know what the joke is hehe He’s an easy going guy when he’s not wanting to kill me. He can take a joke! :)

  5. heheheheh!! Oh my… that had me giggling pretty hard this morning!

    Happy Anniversary! Just beware if he starts taking out life insurance policies on you….

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  6. Lol, Congratulations you two! It’s great that you can laugh with each other so much. He is laughing… isn’t he? ;)
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  7. Congrats!!! and yes… it’s not a “death” glare are a knife pointing in the “wrong” direction :) We celebrated 10 years earlier this year… and our photo’s are the same.. It must be that “primal” urge to build (but at leat I use bricks and morter, and not little pieces of plastic!) NOW!!! hurry up and make me a new fisherman/woman/child! Azeroth (esp STORMRAGE) is lonely with out you :( No one to compete with at the FAV fishing spots :)

    Jokes aside, you 2 are meant for each other, enjoy this celebration of 10 years and may the next 40 (or more) be even better!

    • Are you still playing on Stormrage? I am still with FOA but on the Euro servers. The game still bores me out of my wits though, but there is no new alternative!

  8. Happy Anniversary, you lovebirds! :D

    I’m the one that carries the death glare in my relationship. My man is just goofy.

    • I have a death glare but only when I mean to give one :)

      • You know it, sistah! :P

        A death glare is built into my system. I AM latin american, after all. And my Dutchy finds it incredibly funny when the latin b*tch fights me to come out of hiding. ;)

  9. Happy anniversary! I love how silly you guys can be with each other.
    Every time I hear someone speak negatively about ‘internet romances’ I think of how the two of you have overcome so much (distance, culture, etc.) for love.
    Here’s to many, many more.

    P.S. My dd arrived back from Holland. She was enthralled. She couldn’t believe how friendly the Dutch were to Canadians during the May 5 liberation celebtrations AND how grateful everyone was even after 65 years have passed.

    • Yeah I think we are one of the few true success stories when it comes to internet romances… or at least ones from back in our day, in the late 90’s. Nowadays internet romances are a dime a dozen and you see more and more of the couples making it through the long haul.

      Glad you daughter made it back safely and had a good time! She’s right, they LOVE Canadians here :)

  10. Happy anniversary, hope you guys had a great day!
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