Friday, a co-worker sent me an email with this link to The Legal Geeks blog, and the subject line: “law + firefly = fwd to [WB].” I happened to receive the email as I was heading back to the office with our boss; we’d been at another office for a meeting. Luckily, we were in the privacy of my car, because my gaffaw at seeing that subject line would probably not have been seen as professional.
Saturday, I had an early birthday dinner with my mother and brother, and while one is always happy to get presents, my brother has a knack for hitting me with very apropos one-liners. For example, a few years ago, he bought me a shot glass for my collection that said ‘I don’t have an attitude problem, you have a being an a**hole problem.’ (apologies to anyone offended by that.) My birthday card Saturday was another classic in this grand tradition: “Aging is inevitable…Maturing is optional.”
But my mother surely wins this round with the t-shirt she gave me at dinner: