Friday, November 19, 2010

My Eyes...My Eyes

Do you remember that episode of friends where Phoebe finds out about Chandler and Monica?  She is standing in the window screaming, "My eyes! My, eyes!"  One of my favorite scenes from friends.  Ever!

Yes this post is about eyes, but I digress.  Last weekend was another pretty busy weekend in the Breakey house hold.  

Captain Kid has been complaining recently about his eye site.  Not nagging or anything, just mentioning in passing that his eyes bother him when spends too much time staring at the computer or how the cheaters he has are no longer working.  Personally I think he just hated wearing them because he had to keep them on the end of his nose.  It was really cute, but he didn't need them to see for distance, only for close up reading.

Friday night we went out to dinner with some really good friends to celebrate fellow tweeter, @PattyBlount's birthday.  No, she wasn't there but we did have a toast in her honor.  We went to one of our favorite restaurants, a local Irish pub.  Anyway, the point here was he couldn't read the menu.  I had to read it for him, which irritated him to no end.  

He didn't complain, but I could tell how much it was bothering him.  He hasn't had his eyes checked in about three years but has had perfect 20/20 vision his entire life.

On Saturday we went and got his eyes checked and guess what?  He needs glasses.  And not just any type of glasses.  Bifocals.  I am not going to lie, this just tickled me.  

He picked out two pairs of glasses, cause it was buy one get one free, and was able to pick them up the same day.   For me having to wear glasses has been at times both trying and rewarding.  But for the most part annoying.  I have looked into getting the surgery but am not eligible because of my astigmatism.  

Okay, maybe that makes me small because I get such a charge out of his new glasses, but honestly I don't think he is bothered by it at all.  I told him it was refreshing that he was no longer perfect.  Of course his smart remark to that was he never was and if felt that he was on a pedestal it was only because I had put him there.  So, I knocked him off.  He looks pretty good from where I am standing now.  Glasses and all.



13 comments:

Linda G. said...

Ha! My hubs always had perfect eyesight, too, until the great big Middle-Age Stick whacked him over the head. I've been wearing glasses/contacts since I was nine, so I admit I was unattractively tickled when he joined me in the world of corrective lenses. ;)

Karla Nellenbach said...

Ha! I've worn glasses (well contacts mostly) since i was sixteen. so, im used to being a big ole four eyes :)

Lenny Lee* said...

hi miss kelly! im glad he got some glasses. now he could go at a restaurant and read that menu all by himself. i didnt ever wear glasses except a coupl of time cause of medicine that got my eyes blurry. now i just only wear sun slasses and i got a really cool pair of hot wheels ones. they got flames on the sides. how cool is that!
...hugs from lenny

klahanie said...

Aha, glasses. There was a time I was so vain that I refused to wear my glasses because I was so vain. A regular Mr. Magoo:-)
Now I wear contact lenses, that's when I can focus well enough to find them.
I've no doubt your husband looks quite the dapper gentleman in his glasses.
I'm wearing my glasses right now. Would have struggled to type this comment, otherwise. Have no idea where my contacts are lol
Have a peaceful week.
Kind wishes, Gary.

abby mumford said...

i too have been blessed with 20/20 eyesight. well, until computers came along and caused me some massive eye strain. i only wear glasses for reading now, but it was a bit difficult to get used to them. i feel your pain, captain kidd!

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