Thursday, March 30, 2006

A special day

Today was a special day for two reasons. First, Kimberly Ann Leizert was born on this day in 1949. Happy 47th, Mom!

The other thing was that I walked over to Westwood Middle School after work. "Is this where I sign up to get extra math help?" I asked.

"No, this is where you vote in the provincial by-election," they said.

"Oh, good," I said. "I need to do that too."

Once I got behind the voter screen, though, I realized that neither of the two leading candidates had made much of an impression on me. In fact, I'd accidentally left each one hanging when he tried to shake my hand outside the subway station when I was going to work last week.

So, in the end, I cast my vote for a candidate who has made a great impression on me, and one I knew I could trust. I voted for my mom. Happy spoiled ballot, Mom!


Blogger Asmodues said...

"Alexander's lawyer, Herschel Katz, said his client will raise as much of the money as he can by selling his interest in the Long Island house where he lives with his wife, who is divorcing him, and his two children."

3/30/2006 08:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Kendal said...

Aw, that's so sweet.

3/31/2006 03:48:00 AM  
Blogger Dickolas Wang said...

What a beautiful, caring, socially irresponsible gift.

3/31/2006 04:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Ken said...

So is your mom really 57 or was she just born in 1959?

Aren't you supposed to be a copy-editor?

4/01/2006 03:05:00 PM  
Blogger Peter Lynn said...

Maybe I should go over to Westwood Middle School and sign up to get extra math help.

4/01/2006 05:16:00 PM  
Blogger Peter Lynn said...

(Note to self: No more subtle math-related jokes.)

4/01/2006 05:20:00 PM  
Blogger Dickolas Wang said...

I just got it.

4/04/2006 11:17:00 PM  

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