welfare bum

Successfully missing the point since 1977.

Monday, September 29, 2008

in which i wear a tuxedo, shave two days in a row and make a very short speech


so yes, it is in fact true.  i wore a tuxedo this weekend.
 
and let that also mark the first time in my 31 years that i've ever worn a suit of any kind (other than birthday of course!).  all in all, the day went quite well.  sure things were hectic during the setup in the morning of, and it did kinda rain during the outdoor ceremony, but the rain wasn't that bad and the day was pretty fun.
 
so - t. , if you're reading this:  happy birthday and thanks for a great time this weekend.  d:  thanks for picking me as your best man, and sorry my toast was short.  i could think of all the right things to say, but i think the nervousness of speaking to 50 people at the same time got me and everything got jumbled.
 
and that brings me to monday.  at work.  the expression "sounds like someone's got a case of the mondays" really applies to this work place.  it's so bizarre just how many of your standard office stereotypes actually happen here.  maybe it's just that i'm not accustomed to working in such an environment - maybe this is the "normal" office world and everything else i've worked in up to this point has been the exception.
 
it's been a day of waiting so far.  most days are.  today i have 4 assignments that require responses from the account manager that requested them, and i've had one assignment sent to me that was literally only about several minutes of work.  most of what i've done so far this morning has involved me eating mini-wheats, drinking coffee and texting my sister.  maybe i'll hit the bike shop today, or maybe even the guitar store.  or both if i'm feeling really ambitious.

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2 Comments:

  • At Tue Oct 07, 04:26:00 PM, Blogger sleepynewmommy said…

    your toast was great!! sorry i'm so behind on reading. i'll send you some tux photos for your blog.

     
  • At Thu Oct 16, 07:43:00 AM, Blogger Tee said…

    I was so proud of you in your birthday suit....I mean tuxedo. Guess I've only seen you in a birthday suit up until the 27th!! Hee hee....Mmmmm.

     

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