While I was walking down Fifth Avenue today, I overheard a couple in front of me who were having an interesting conversation.
I only caught a quick snippet but here’s what they said:
Woman to Man: Oh, did you hear about Carol and Sam?
Man to Woman: Yes, can you imagine how much fun they’re having?!
That’s it…that’s all I heard before the drowning sound of a street cleaning truck whizzed its huge brush by the curb and the rest of their conversation became inaudible.
The couple then trailed off in a different direction and so I was left, wondering…
What the heck were Carol and Sam doing? Why were they having so much fun?
All day long, I couldn’t get these two mystery people out of my head.
So I came up with some possible scenarios as to why Carol and Sam were having so much unadulterated fun:
Carol has spent half her married life trying to convince Sam to take trapeze lessons and today he finally gave in. Sam now calls himself “The Flying Sambone” and Carol is his trusty sidekick.
Sam always wanted to eat his way through New York’s “Little Italy” neighborhood yet Carol always had their waistlines in mind. Today Carol finally lost herself in reckless abandon and they both were seen on Mulberry Street with enough cannoli and cream puffs in tow to feed the entire cast of “The Sopranos”.
Sam and Carol decided to renew their vows while skydiving over Manhattan. Unfortunately high winds forced their landing site to be on a moving Staten Island Ferry. Shocked passengers filmed their perilous descent and their video went viral. Sam and Carol now are enjoying more YouTube hits than that piano-playing cat or the boy who bit his brother’s finger.
Sam plans on entering in the July 4th Coney Island hotdog-eating contest. Carol will be his coach and so today they embarked on a new daily routine of a hotdog for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Stock Market skyrocketed in pork belly trades and mustard imports.