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Make A Wish

Sunday, January 22, 2006

So I am home again with the people I hold most dear. And we had a birthday dinner tonight. I refuse to dwell on certain things, because my life is emersed in supreme joy and happiness. I do have one question, however... Can slovenly inconsiderate reasoning be masked in the veil of being busy, or is this simply a poor excuse? I am just curious. Mr.C. loved the well wishes and the beautiful card. So considerate. So thoughtful. Yes, very thoughtful of you, after all...
I promise not to speak in riddles, not too often. Perhaps you'll even understand. Tell me what you think.

I know that I am whole and my heart bursts when I am with you three.

I hope you have a good week, my friends.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    but at least he received a birthday dinner!

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    you do not interpret nor understand the words correctly.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    So he did get well wishes and a beautiful card?

  1. Blogger Jase said:

    As far as the question goes, read "Tuesdays with Morrie". Really it is much better to give your full attention for a few seconds than half hearted indulgence for a few hours.



  1. Blogger Michelle said:

    Gorgeous tribute, hope Mr C had a lovely dinner :o)

  1. Blogger christina said:

    Happy Belated Birthday, Mr. C! I must have missed your Thursday post.

    Must ponder your question a while longer...

  1. Blogger Connie and Rob said:

    Cathy my friend,
    You have me going...are you saying that someone so selfishly gave him a card instead of taking a moment out of their busy schedule to pick up a even a small gift?

    If so...rude.

    Hugs, Connie

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    You got it. Anonymous should read this book.
    peace to you.

    Mr.C had his favourite dinner (prepared by my mother) lasagna:)

    Thanks for coming by and putting in some time to ponder.

    No gift, no card, no greetings; no excuses; slovenly inconsiderate.

  1. Blogger Steve Awesome said:

    I think that being busy can lead to slovenliness but is it an excuse? Not in my opinion but I dont think being drunk is an excuse for insulting someone either.

    I probably misinterpreted. I'll read again

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    You have not misinterpreted at all.
    Have a beautiful day.

  1. Blogger Jase said:

    Being drunk is however, a good excuse for getting a kebab on the way home from the pub from a dubious dive that carves slices of lard from an elephant leg on a spit. This is a London thing though I think.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    heaven's no...we have elephant legs on spits here as well and one needent' be drunk to be enticed. Not at all.

  1. Blogger Dirk the Feeble said:

    That cake looks awesome.

  1. Blogger Will D said:

    The Lawrence Kansas version of a "kabab" is "Burrito King", an almost 24 hour a day drive through burrito establishment that tasts best at 3 AM when you are trying not to insult while drunk.

    My house is currently a mess because I have been busy, so I am not a good example of the other.

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    A wise blog-friend posted this in my comments: "...the only ones who matter are those that really care."

    You can't change people:( You can hold out a bit hope that they will have a wake-up call someday and change themselves...

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    profound, as usual ;}

    I will (:) watch your renovation progress with great anticipation!
    Burrito King sounds either divine or disgusting, I'm not sure which...

    You are wise. And correct. But I still fall for it every time. When will I ever stop giving my energy to such matters?

  1. Blogger erikku said:

    You didn't even get him a card? For shame.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Oh I did! And many nice gifts and good wishes.

  1. Blogger momyblogR said:

    I'm so glad you had a chance to enjoy some birhtday time together.

    Love the pictures.

    I'm sorry I don't have the answer. :(

  1. Blogger angel, jr. said:

    Being busy is never an excuse to forget to greet/thank/think of a loved one. Am I missing the point? The post confused me a little bit. I wasn't sure who was being slovenly.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Hope your day is going well!

    You hit the nail on the head.xo

  1. Blogger vani said:

    Ok, think I get it..hehe. I believe there times and certain circumstances, that make it difficult to send out such things as birthday greetings...but it better be a good exuse. Such as, recent death in the family, birth of a new baby and such. Otherwise, at least a phone call?

  1. Blogger No_Newz said:

    All you can do is focus on those three. They matter most, as do you. Stay happy.
    Lois Lane

  1. Blogger SkyeBlue2U said:

    That breaks my heart, I really have no response to the thoughtless person(s). The main thing is what's in the heart and the warmth and glow that comes from being a family. Glad your trip was a good one.

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    The wisdom was your own, from your comment on my blog :) The best we can do is continue to make our brains remind your hearts about such things.

  1. Blogger Neo said:

    Cathy -Hey save me a piece of that cake. ;)

    Peace & Hugs,

    - Neo

  1. Blogger missbhavens said:

    Focus all your energy on the three that make you happy, and invest little in the one(s) who do not.

    But always take the lasagne.

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    There always is one in the "bunch" to ruin a good moment..I'm sorry this had to happen on Mr. C's Celebration/b.day dinner.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    well hope everything went well!

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    How about when you are staring the person in the face?!

    I am :)

    Thank You.

    Are you certain?...If so, I can only give useful advice, not receive it well....

    How about an entire one...we had to get another one on the way to my mother's because I had left the original one at home!

    I am blessed with wise friends.

    It is fine; yesterday's news...now I am fretting about the election.
    I posted on your site about your job interview. What is meant will be.

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