Sparks Fly!

It was cold and dry this morning. I came home and greeted my wife with a kiss. Just before we kissed, without thinking she placed her finger on my face (a habit to discharge any static).

I felt a slight ‘zap’ from her finger on my cheek right before we kissed.

“Wow!” I lovingly said after the kiss. “Sparks flew between us!”

Without hesitation and thinking, she responded stoicly and in a matter-of-fact manner, “I didn’t feel a thing.”

I looked over to my daughter (standing next to us), whose eyes and mouth widened as mine sank into sadness. “WHOA!!!” she said. “Unbelievable!”

Just as my wife realized what she said, I began to sadly walk away muttering, “There went the magic…”

She laughed as she followed me. “Wait!” she said. “I didn’t mean………”

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