08 February 2008

An Advertisement for Birth Control

Last night me and the baby went to visit my big cousin. My cousin needed me to fix her computer (I'm my families tech support). She is a single mom with 4 kids ranging from 1 1/2 to 13 I guess. I don't know they exact ages but I love them the same. Everytime we go over there my daughter has fun. There a 4 kids worth of toys and always someone to play with. Plus they have a dog. It's like lil kid heaven. So were over there and it's dinner time. If there was ever a point where I didn't want anymore kids that was it. It was like rush hour at a day care. Kids screaming, everyone asking for something. My daughter just became part of the mob. My Aunt was also there trying to hold a conversation on the phone... yeah right, I could barely hear my cousin and she was standing right next to me. The dog was the quietest person there. The kids wern't bad they were just loud and running around, Everyone was a lil too excited. This is what people mean when they say the inmates are running the prison. I was never more grateful for my 1 and only child.

Then it was time to leave... you know my spoiled daddy's girl was about to trade me in? She was convinced that she was staying there forever. She was about to kick her shoes off and everything. She cried like I beat her when I made her leave, she gave everyone hugs and asked for some juice just to stall for time. She even said bye to the dog. Once outside she hollered some more and gave me the silent treatment all the way home. Honestly I enjoyed the silence after being at the zoo. She must not know I'm a pro at dealing with women's emotions. She will learn oh yes she will learn.. lmao

06 February 2008

Live from the Corner

Let me recap my job for a second. For the last 7 years I've sat in a cube in the back corner of the office. I was left in peace unless someone needed something. If anyone came back near my cube they were looking for me. It was beautiful. I'm really an anti-social person, I like being left alone. I'm really friendly I'm just not going to sit and talk your head off in the hallway. Anyway I sat near 2 people who I really liked. We chit chatted about random things and everyone was happy. Then my boss tells me "you can get promoted but you have to move upstairs to a pod" Now usually I might have pasted but baby needs new shoes and I'm working for a check not to be comfotable. So I accept moving upstairs.

This is the worst... I sit in a big cube that broken into desks so I have no privacy and I can hear everyone's conversations. I've been here 2.5 days and I already know the dude next to me sells all kinds of computer parts and is not getting shyt back on his taxes. Appearently he is broke and just today he was talking about joining the reserves. I should mention that including me there are 6 of us in the cube. 3 black guys, 2 white and 1 asian guy. Normally sitting near a couple black dudes would be a good thing, I mean there cool guys they just keep this place jumpin. I came back from lunch and some random girl was sitting in my chair, well she was not random because I had seen her before but she was talking to some other dude who doesn't even sit here. These dudes seem to know everyone, and everyone comes past to visit. I'm really not used to the traffic. I also sit in the corner of this cube but it's the corner closest to the main hallway. So all day bamma's stop and say hi or stop to see what I'm doing. Usually I have my headphones on so I don't even notice that they are standing right next to me till about 20 seconds later. I'm just not used to this, it's loud up here, my old cube was nice and quiet, everyone up here has custom ringtones on they celly. I thought you put it on vibrate when you get to work? maybe that's just me.

on top of the smaller desk and more company around me I realized that I can't even eat my lunch at my desk anymore. There are too many people around for me to enjoy it. Plus I heard rumors of mice up here so I don't want to contribute to the problem. So now I have to head up to the cafeteria everyday to eat breakfast and lunch. So now I need a lunch buddy so I'm not bored and eating lunch alone. All I know is my new check better make this all worth it.

05 February 2008

Reason #2,678 why I love being a Dad

I love being a dad just because my little girl keeps me on my toes. My mom says she is smarter than me and she might be right. Let me set the stage:
It's saturday afternoon and since my basement TV is broke I'm stuck playing with Barbies and listening to the radio. That's when this convo happened.

Daughter: You like her? (referring to the barbie)
Me: Yeah
Daughter: You like her butt butt?
Me: ........ huh?
Daughter: *bends barbie over to reveal her entire plastic ass* you like her butt butt?
Daughter: It's Nasty?
Me: Yeah it's nasty
Daughter: ok

Needless to say I was unprepared for that question. I mean I like looking at ass just like the next man but does my daughter notice? And why would she think I would like a barbie's butt? And why are kids fascinated with the butt? anytime my plumbers crack is showing my daughter makes sure to point it out. Telling me how nasty it is... lol I don't need to be told that. Anyway it's little random moments like that , that make fatherhood great. With that said I need my TV fixed like yesterday... lol