"tiny lamprey mouth"?!
@Flashman Have the Oval Office drapes always been puce?
You ate airport shrimp? Evidently not anxious enough.
Is it a coincidence that your feelings for him are flagging just as your parents have begun to accept him? Perhaps one of the things you enjoyed most about him was his ability to elicit disapproval-by-proxy from your judgmental, overbearing parents. At some point, everyone has to declare their independence from their parents' values. Maybe he was your way of doing that without necessarily being your lifelong partner.
@LondonLee Came to say.
Sure, bring your 10" chef's knife to a crowded store the week before Christmas. What could go wrong?
@Mr. B Thank you, Mr. B.
Yep, it's gone again.
It was a b/w animated gif of a dim hallway in which a kitty jumps up and uses a lever--not a doorknob--to open a door and escape into a bright unknown.
Charming, mildly alarming--no one wants a kitty to get out and into peril--and relevant, I thought.
The gif disappears unless this comment is here. Sometimes. Sometimes the gif disappears anyway. And then comes back.
I bet it disappears again once the edit window is closed.