Posted by: madamm | November 5, 2007

Happy Birthday to Daddy!

Nou ja toe.

Daddy’s birthday today. When was the last time you saw a 53 year old man hopping about his kitchen in excitement at 12 pm like a little kid? I’ve talked about my Dad before (I think it was Father’s day, if I remember correctly).

An eccentric man he is. I mean, writing out little clues and having him go on a gift-hunt would not have been considered too crazy an idea. Even for him. Daddy is loveable and funny. Remarkable too. So a very very happy birthday to you dear Father. You are loved. Even if your youngest daughter did try to sell Mom’s car to an ADT security guard within a matter of 24 hours. You still kept your cool (a little bit of it anyway).

Well folks, it’s a new week. New things to do. Like chill the hell out and do whatever the hell it is that I like. Contrary to popular belief, this includes reading and sleeping. And more reading. And maybe a movie in between. But that’s about it. I’m a no fuss kinda gal. Who knew?

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Responses

  1. Isn’t that like the most fantastic feeling ever? To be able to just sleep or read, etc, etc.

  2. It certainly is

  3. You not working anymore? I wish that was all I had to do. I might have to pull a sickie sometime this week, I feel the need to have a day off to curl up on the couch and watch movies 🙂

  4. Ooohhh. I’ve never been able to do that – pull a sickie if I’m not really sick. The guilt would probably make me sick!

  5. I am working, but not on my thesis anymore. In itself, it feels like I’ve resigned from the position of student. Though I wouldn’t talk too soon of course

  6. Toby – pulling sickies is just the best thing! I pull one once or twice on a show, it’s a way of getting back all that overtime that I don’t get paid for 😉 I never do it when we are super busy, that would just be cruel! I usually save them till the end of the show and just take a couple.

    The guilt is easier when you text in and don’t lie straight over the phone 😉

  7. Well I usually call in sick, and then, I AM SICK.
    One feels bad about these things, therefore one tries to keep them to an absolute minimum.

  8. Eh – I figure they owe me at least 2 sick days before show with all the overtime I put in.

    Girls I’m usually in the office from 9am-8pm and I only get paid from 10am-6pm so you do the math.

    Of course if I am really sick and use up those days I don’t pull anymore!

  9. my dear…there is NOTHING, I repeat NOTHING wrong with “pulling a sickie” on the odd occasion. And if my (poor maths) is correct, you’re doing too much. Where are the labour unions?!

    I don’t need to tell you that. You have every right to pull a sickie. every right.


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