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Thread: My daughter saved my life!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

    My daughter saved my life!

    I'd forgotten what today was, until my daughter called me from Chicago to wish me a Happy Anniversary. It hadn't even twigged on me that today was that day. Memsahib was out, so I had time to go to the supermarket and get flowers, some toiletries, a gift bag, a card and a bottle of wine. After 37 years, there isn't a lot of celebration going on, but the wine was nice.

    I think I'll put a reminder in my phone for next year. And for her birthday on the 12th.

    The other member of Mensa, but not the NRA

    Everyone is a self-made person.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Whew! That was close!

    I missed my wife's birthday one year. I didn't forget it. I knew it was the 13th. But my mental calendar math was off and the 13th was THIS week instead of NEXT week. Finally, on about the 16th (which I thought was the 9th) she pointed out the error. It was not pretty. But on the plus side, it ended up being a good weight-loss plan. I shed about 20 pounds while I was on the feeding tube in the hospital.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Whew! You were on some thin ice, Roger. Mine continually reminds me that she has a birthday coming up that she 'doesn't want to celebrate'

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    My LOML's B/d is 3 weeks after mine -- it's hard to forget --- especially with the constant reminders.
    Tellico Plains, TN
    My parents taught me to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder to find any.
    If you go looking for trouble, it will usually find you.

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