Reasons Why Engineers are Funny #11*

As many of you know, I am getting married to Mr. Rochester on April 29th. He finally got rid of the old bat in the attic** so we are free to live out our years in wedded bliss. We are having the rehearsal dinner at our house, a nice, laid back luau. There will be quite a few people, children, dogs, and celebrities*** in attendance.

Mr. R sent me an email today which contained the following sentence, ” I drew a schematic layout of our backyard with how it should be arranged for the rehearsal dinner party.”

I am not sure the words “schematic layout” should appear in the same paragraph as margarita machine, keg, Christmas lights, and umbrella. They tend to suck the joy out of things.

I wonder if he used graph paper for the layout.

–Jane, would bet money he did

*This number is completely made-up.

**No real bats were harmed for this exorcism.

***There will not be any real celebrities, unless you count my crazy Uncle Tim.

3 thoughts on “Reasons Why Engineers are Funny #11*

  • April 11, 2006 at 1:42 pm

    You’re welcome to borrow my xmas lights, by the way, if you need any extras.

  • April 11, 2006 at 3:50 pm

    I’m told my great-grandfather used to go to the barber with a blueprint of how he wanted his hair cut. I hope the schematic layout is a good one

  • April 12, 2006 at 7:24 am

    That is awesome. And that is why engineers are awesome. 🙂

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