Saturday, September 05, 2009

The Power

When Erik and Sean were in residency, they did everything together. Seriously, I think we ate dinner with Sean and Deana five out of seven nights a week. Sean and Erik were nearly inseparable. And, every so often, Deana B would get frustrated with Sean for going to play basketball with Erik or for going to a game with Erik. (You must remember that we were both newlyweds at the time.) So, Sean started saying, "Deana, he (Erik) just has this power over me. I can't help it. He asks me to do something, and I just can't say no." And, Erik's "power" became a joke between the four of us.

Well, today Erik attempted using his "power" on Deana B. You see, Erik and Sean go on one sports trip every year. They have done this for years. They have gone to the ACC tournament, the final four, the Big 10/ACC challenge, Duke vs. Carolina, etc. Well, Sean promised Deana that they were going to take a year off with the new baby and all. But, the baby was born 7 months ago, and in the meantime he and Erik have concocted a plan involving. . . 2 trips. One to see the Steelers play the Vikings, and the other to see Duke play Wisconsin. (Erik just proofed this post for me since it is about him, and he wanted me to tell you why these trips are sooo important. He is just defending himself, but I'll tell you. The Steelers are Seans favorite pro team, and Erik loves Brett Favre. Sean, of course, loves Duke, and evidently it is difficult for any team to win at Wisconsin, thus making it a great game.)

So, now you can understand why Erik was attempting to work his magic today! Just look at her eyes! Judge for yourself if you think his power was working. . .

Here he is laying out the plan. . .


Making a little eye contact with Brother. . .


I love the look on her face in this one. . .


Now for a little group discussion. . .
And, here is Sean adding his two cents. . .


I'll keep you posted on whether or not they go on both trips or one trip or no trips! (When Erik proofed the post and looked at the pictures of Deana's face, he laughed and said, "We're not going!") We'll see. . .

3 comments:

deana b said...

Please tell Erik I am still pondering over this....(wink)

picturesofhisgrace said...

Power over Deana???????Hmmmm..... By the way, I love Deana's new haircut! I really enjoyed all of the pictures from the party, too. Looks like you had fun!

Sarah said...

Tell Erik I'm rooting for him!

My brother-in-law wants Chris to go on a fishing trip to Canada with him (read:expensive! Canada is FAR away!!), and I'm happy to say yes. Then, when I think of a trip for myself . . . Well, you see my point.
:)

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