1The Biggest Day

Brian Davis was like most people. He did some of his best thinking in the shower. Yet, today, all Brian could think about as the water hit the back of his neck was which underwear he was going to wear to work.


It’s strong. Black makes a statement, even if no one can see it.

But, Brian was going to wear the blue suit, so maybe blue to match the suit. Although, matching the suit was not the intention. It was the tie that really mattered.

Yes, this was the biggest day of his career and his life. So, why was he focusing on his underwear instead of the real decision that was about to take place, that would affect so many things in his life?

Brian stepped out of the shower, wrapped the towel around his waist, and began shaving his face as his wife, Jen, came into the bathroom.

“Suit, shirts, and ties are on the bed,” she said as she grabbed her hairbrush.

“I’m thinking black at this point,” Brian replied.

“Uh-huh,” she answered.

After 24 years of marriage, she knew him better than he knew himself.

“You don’t think so? You think blue?” he asked.

“Brian, you have agonized over your colors every big day of your career. I love you with all my heart, but don’t drive me nuts before you even have all your clothes on.”

“This is the biggest day. You know that.”

“I know,” she said.

“I need all the good vibes I can get today. It’s a big day for all of us.”

“Right, and wearing the right colors will send the forces your way. I understand.”

“You’re mocking me,” he said. ...

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