or whatever holiday you may celebrate. I'm more of a "Ill celebrate anything where I can cook and eat" kind of guy no matter what a holiday might or might not signify. The only catch is that if I have to include my inlaws, there must be enormous quantities of high proof adult beverages on hand so I can self medicate and not go all Dr House on them. (The only time I drink them)
On a lighter note.
EvilHrLady has a funny post regarding inane questions here.
Since it is near year end and a time where many people like to look at "best of" lists I would like to take this opportunity to nominate my most inane/dumb$$$ question of the year
There are many inane questions, but this wins in terms of inanity and frequency.
It has many variations, but this is one example of
Can you provide an answer based on... nothing?
Regional Branch Mgr: Umm, the branch mgr in the Tulsa office left and I want to call a guy I had work for me in my area a few years ago and see if he might want to come back
ok, what is his name?
are you asking me?
Mgr: er...no, I think it was John, or Jack.
Was he in the Tulsa branch?
Mgr: I don't think so, but he was around that area.
When did he leave?
Mgr: a few years ago
Ok, Ill look for a John that worked somewhere in the Tulsa area a few years ago. Ill get back to you on that, in the meantime, see if you can find a file number or a name.
Mgr: ok, let me know if he is rehireable.
Will do, oh, it may take a while so don't wait by the phone.
(I had thought of telling him to wait by the phone, but sarcastic understatement won over evil)
Well, In-laws over for Xmas so off to do some "food" shopping
A Merry Xmas and happy New Year to all!