Thursday, October 21, 2010

Actually I Can Very Easily Believe That it's Been Five Years

Thank you all for the cake, and the kind words. But actually, yes, I can believe that it’s been five years. Five days a week, 52 weeks a year, 2,080 hours, 37 million excruciating seconds. It’s not exactly believing in Santa Claus, just some simple math.

Thank you, Pam, I know that I haven’t aged a day since I first walked in the door. That’s very sweet of you to say. But on the inside, a good fifteen years have been whittled off my life – fifteen years chipped away like ice from my windshield on exactly 243 frigid winter mornings.

I can, without any trouble, believe that it’s already been 334 wasted summer days, 20 working holidays, and 260 Sunday nights spent crying myself to sleep. In fact, I keep a tally right here in my calendar, see? Continue reading here at The Collared Sheep...