I sharpen the knives.
a. He hates the sound of the blade rubbing against the sharpener.
b. It's one of my culinary pet peeves to have dull knives in the kitchen.
c. I just like to look at my pretty knives all lined up, knowing I could effortlessly slice a tomato.
I get to enjoy these, though, until I join him
(another A. Thalman photo displayed)