Thursday, March 06, 2008

Same procedure as every year

Michelangelo Buonarroti and Mrs. J. do have quite a few things in common.

Both were born in the past millennium, both March 6th.

But there's a difference:

Today was quite certainly not Mrs. J's 533rd anniversary.

Which is why there was the same procedure as every year when opening our eyes this morning.

Said I: You're looking younger than ever.

She, smiling: 'Ah, you are so charming.'

And I'd breathe a little sigh of relief
when she didn't add '... Michelangelo'.


The Peace of the Night! :)

8 comments:

  1. Well I was totally confused until I realized you meant born in a past millennium. Now it makes sense.

    Happy birthday to Mrs J and you are a prince, Sean.

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  2. Now you see me puzzled, jmb. :)
    I thought 'the' past millenium lasted from 1001 - 2000, thus ten centuries.

    Why would 'the' be confusing and 'a' make sense?

    Mrs J. asks me to forward her thanks and kind regards, and I ... well, I am smiling. Have a lovely weekend.

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  3. Having a senior moment there Sean. Making an assumption without actually reading too closely. Thanks for sorting me out. Crawling back under my rock in embarrassment.

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  4. Belated birthday wishes to Mrs. J.
    :)

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  5. A belated happy birthday to your dear lady wife Sean.

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  6. jmb,
    so both we got a bit puzzled. :)

    Ardent, Welsh, Jams,
    Mrs J's pleased and sends her regards.

    James,
    said I: Guess who'd ask Michelangelo to give you his best wishes?
    Said she: James.
    :)

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