The birthday so far

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Having R sing happy birthday while barely awake at 12:42 a.m.-endearing

Waking up at 2:30 a.m. for no reason and being unable to go back to sleep- sucky

Watching Law & Order: Criminal Intent from 3:00 a.m.-4:30 a.m.-strange way to kick start my birthday

Showering at 4:30 a.m.-bizarre

Sitting in line at Starbucks & my favorite donut place at 5:30 a.m. & 5:45 respectively-
surprisingly exhilarating

Having a birthday breakfast of a Triple Venti Nonfat, Wet Cappuccino & a fried cinnamon roll-downright decadent

Getting to work before 7:00 a.m.-should be a crime

Getting the lion's share of my "second job" done before 8:00 a.m.-makes me giddy

Knowing I'm off tomorrow-such a wonderful feeling I can't even think about it lest I start daydreaming about all the things I can get accomplished tomorrow

The fact that I'm spending my day off running around doing errand instead of relaxing-sad as hell

Amount of sense I made in this post-none

If you need me I'll be taking my lunch break to take out a restraining Order....

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

I would like to preface this by saying I am not one to freak out over little things***

So in case something happens to me I think the first place anyone should look is the copier people we use at work.

Apparently they are stalking me. I was innocently sitting at the front desk this morning looking through the mail when an older, well-dressed (think suit & tie) gentleman comes in the front door.

He looked at me and said, "Jennifer?" I said yes. He said, "And Thursday is?" I looked at him like he was crazy and said, "Excuse me?" He again replied, "And Thursday is?" I think I just stared at him blankly that time. After a few seconds of my confused stare he handed me a flyer with a picture of a birthday cake that said:

Happy Birthday Jennifer LastName (which was misspelled)
July 24th

It had the copy company's logo on the bottom. I looked at it (very confused) and said thanks. He said you're welcome and walked outside, got into a Mercedes SUV and drove away.

First things first. We only hired this copier company last week so it's not like we're longtime customers.

Second, I've never had ANY contact with the copier company.

Third, Why in the hell would they drive around town to deliver birthday flyers? In a Mercedes SUV no less!Do they know how much gas costs?

Fourth, how did they A) Know my full name and B) know it was my birthday

We're a small firm. I asked everyone here and they have no idea how the copier people got my name or knew it was my birthday. So it's obvious that the one time the repairman was here he went back to his office and told everyone how lovely I was and now they are stalking me.

***by "I am not one to freak out over little things" I really mean--I tend to freak out & focus on weird shit that happens to me.