From Birthdays to Bombers

Today was the first day this week I’ve spent my lunch break in front of the computer; I’m actually lamenting that fact. And due to a combination of really advanced planning and my obsessive need to know RIGHT NOW, I spent my lunch hour (or so) doing a cost-comparison of ways to celebrate Mia’s birthday. Specifically, ways to celebrate that involve a theme park and/or a water park. Maybe even a birthday “party” tacked on at the end. It’ll be a long weekend, to say the least. But, hey, you only turn four once, right? (Okay, maybe not if you’re CW . . . always striving for adolescence.)

I’ve been spending more time around my coworkers than I’d ideally like, and it’s really a shame I can’t write about them more. Because my office is quite the collection of interesting characters. Like our business/bookingkeeping/office manager/whatever-the-fuck who was a cheerleader at this high school; there is, likely quite literally, no subject that is sacred to her.

In the world beyond the walls of my office, we’re gearing up to celebrate our independence from a nation that, quite frankly, is probably glad to be rid of us. I’m actually gonna kick off the weekend by watching our former rulers whoop some Portuguese ass at the World Cup (or, else, I’ll be out five bucks).

Posted by Scott-san on 06/29 at 04:02 PM
 
  1. WTF Mister, when did you get your own domain? You were on blogspot FOREVER. I see you also have smilies in your comments now. FLIPPIN SWEEEEET.  sick

    Posted by SJ  on  06/29  at  04:15 PM
  2. Omigosh..is your little one already four years old?  I think when I first started reading your blog, she was a newborn.  How time flies.  We go way back, don’t we, Scott-san?

    ;o)

    Posted by teahouseblossom  on  06/29  at  07:58 PM
  3. totally off the point: i am getting up early and MH will be wearing his England jersey on saturday morning. i agree - england had better win!

    Posted by marshmallow  on  06/29  at  09:57 PM
  4. SJ: My friend Patricia had been offering to host me for quite a while. I haven’t gotten around to actually purchasing the KL domain. I probably should, though.

    THB: Yes, although when she’s whiny and/or having a tantrum, time really slows down.

    Marsh: I think I need England to win the whole thing. Preferably by beating Argentina. Might not be good, though, for me to win my own pool.

    Posted by Scott-san  on  06/30  at  08:26 AM
  5. I’m pretty sure allen’s determined not to get a FT job until the World Cup is over.  Maybe that’s been his plan all along....

    Posted by styro  on  06/30  at  03:18 PM
  6. Give Mia a happy birthday hug for me!

    Posted by Erin  on  06/30  at  06:00 PM
  7. Erin: In regards to the concept of “advance planning,” Mia’s birthday is in August.  LATE August.

    Posted by Scott-san  on  07/02  at  09:25 AM
  8. Yeah, your wife already helped me work that out. At least my heart was in the right place.

    WHICH I WISH I COULD SAY FOR YOU.

    Posted by Erin  on  07/03  at  10:33 AM
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