My only question to this line of conversation is: am I still hormonal? Can I still get away with being hormonal three-and-a-half months post-partum? And if not, can I be horomonal if I’m still nursing full-time, which I am? Huh?
Me: What colour do you want to paint the trim?
Him: We’ll paint the walls first and decide on a floor, then we’ll choose.
Me: Do you want a darker shade than the walls, or white?
Him: We’ll have to paint the trim around the door and window the same.
Me: Yes, so do you want to make it darker or lighter? I’m prefer white like the ceiling, but a more durable paint. Or the same colour as the walls? I don’t really like that…
Him: No, that looks cheap.
Me: I don’t want quarter-round along the bottom of the trim.
Him (looking slightly perplexed): Why?
Me: I hate quarter-round. I hate the way it looks. I don’t want it.
Him (looking a little bit irritated now): Why do you have such a strong emotion toward quarter-round? What is the big deal? It’s part of the finish.
Me: I don’t like the way it looks. If you put the floor in first, then the trim, why do you need another trim like quarter-round? I hate that.
Him: You’re weird. I’ve never heard such a thing. Everyone has quarter-round along the floor.
Me: So? Does this mean I have to conform to everyone? I don’t want quarter-round.
How this conversation ended I’m not sure. Probably one or both kids interruped us with something. The final quarter-round decision has not been made, either.