The Donut Tears

July 11th, 2012

For the most part, my hormones haven’t been out of control. I joke about being a Hormonal Hulk at times, but it’s really all in jest. I have yet to experience an uncontrollable outburst of rage or tears – apart from this story…

Graeme and I carpool most mornings and this particular day he decided he could use a little pick-me-up from Starbucks. As we made the detour to the drive-thru I asked if he would please order a donut. As he happily places his order with the attendant, he forgets to mention my request.

So I remind him.

“Graeme, donut!”

He stares at me blankly.


He stares at me blankly, turns his head to the speaker, “That will complete my order.”

I was brutally rebuffed (Clueless FTW!).

Not knowing what to say or how to react, I will let this popular Internet meme summarize my feelings.