I don't usually read or pass on little stories that come in my email, but this one was from my friend's mom... Apperantly it's a true story that happened to and was sent to her by her ex-boyfriend (the one who has my duct tape) /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif >Nature > > Dear Whiners and Complainers... > > Two years ago was my 45th birthday, and I wasn't feeling too hot >that morning anyway. I went to breakfast knowing my wife would be pleasant >and say "Happy Birthday," and probably have a present for me. > > > She didn't even say "Good Morning," let alone any "Happy Birthday." >I thought, "Well, that's wives for you, the children will remember." The >children never said a word. > > > When I started to the office I was feeling pretty low and >despondent. As I walked into my office, my secretary, Janet, said, "Good >Morning, boss. Happy Birthday." And I felt a little better; someone had >remembered. > > > I worked until noon. Then, Janet knocked on my door and said "You >know, it's such a beautiful day outside and it's your birthday, let's go to >lunch, just you and me." > > > I said, "By George, that's the greatest thing I've heard all day. >Let's go!" > > > We went to lunch. We didn't go where we normally go; we went out to >the country to a little private place. We had two martinis and I enjoyed >lunch tremendously. > > > On the way back to the office, she said, "You know, it's such a >beautiful day. We don't need to go back to the office, do we?" > > > I said, "No, I guess not." > > > She said, "Let's go to my apartment." > > > After arriving at her apartment she said, "Boss, if you don't mind, >I think I'll go into the bedroom and slip into something more comfortable." > > > "Sure," I excitedly replied. She went into the bedroom and, in about >six minutes, she came out carrying a big birthday cake, followed by my >wife, children, and dozens of our friends, all singing Happy Birthday. > > > And there I sat...on the couch...naked. > > It was all down hill from there. My wife left with the kids, my boss >fired me, my friends hated me, I couldn't afford the payments on the car >and I had to sell it, I started eating to much and gained weight. I moved >to another town and got a job in Kmart and I am trying to start a new life >here. > > So I have a message for all of you who morons who had a bad day and >are sitting there complaining about it. > > > > SHUT UP > > because if you think you have it bad, look at me!