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13 April 2012 @ 08:15 am
off to a start  

Young Indiana woke up at 5 and required soothing. After a few minutes I put him back down and we all went back to bed (though I’m not sure Young Indiana ever went back to sleep). Eventually I woke up and said to Ted, “Did the alarm go off?”

And Ted said, “I turned it off.”

I said, “Are you taking a taxi to work?”

Ted said, “It’s okay. I turned it off. It’s 5 after 6.”

I said, “Are you going to work today?”

Ted said, “It’s Saturday.”

I said, “No, it’s not.”

There was a pause and Ted, sounding much more awake, said, “I guess I’m leaping out of bed and rushing to work, then.”

I’d say we’re off to a start today, for sure. :)

(x-posted from the essential kit)

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Myles Corcoranmylescorcoran on April 13th, 2012 07:30 am (UTC)
Ted is so accommodating of reality. Lesser men would have railed against the perverse twists of the calendar, but not Ted.

Enjoy the weekend when it comes.
kitmizkit on April 13th, 2012 01:35 pm (UTC)
I had a bad moment during his pause where I was concerned that he would argue, because I wasn't sure I had the mental faculties to prove my statement at that hour. :)
irishkateirishkate on April 13th, 2012 10:09 am (UTC)
Hugs to poor Ted.
jamileigh17: Sleep?jamileigh17 on April 13th, 2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
LOL! I hate when the mental calendar lies like that! Wishful thinking should totally be a justified reason for missing work!