Yes, humor is our foundation. It started when we were dating. I'm from the Seattle area and he is from the east side of our lovely state. Why is this important? Because he lived in a farming community and I was a city kid in comparison. For a man with a creative sense of humor, I was a prime target---a deer in the headlights.
Anyway, we had gone to visit his parents one summer and hubby, boyfriend at that time, decided to show me around the different farms and what was grown in the area.
We passed groups of people picking sweet onions in fields acres wide. Which started him reminiscing about how his brother worked these fields to put himself through college and how his brother would have to strip down on the back porch before his mother would let him in the house.
Next were the truck gardens, where farmers grew produce to sell to the locals. He explained that truck gardens were nearly a thing of the past since it wasn't as profitable as other products to be grown.
We zoomed down the highway then turned off on a dirt road so I could see the local orchards. Here they grew peaches, apples, and cherries, and it was while passing yet another cherry orchard that my loving spouse told me that there was a tree height limit law and that was why cherry trees were short. Yep, I bought it...I was hanging on his every word and never thought he was yanking my chain.
Thirty-three years later and it is still a favorite story he likes to tell at family functions.
And so it goes, humor is the cornerstone of our marriage. Be honest and don't take life too seriously, laugh.
Life is good...