Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Call Screaming

The day began with a 6 a.m. throw-up. Kai is finishing off a cold, and has been rather cranky as a consequence.

It's not all negative though. Lately, the telemarketing assualt has been relentlessly ringing the phone off its recharging stand and trying my patience more than any toddler antics.

This afternoon when a call came, I wasn't quick enough on the hang-up and had to listen to the introductory spiel from Capital One or Citibank. Fortunately, Kai was wailing at full volume and I held the phone nearer to him and with great delight said, "She's not here, is there a message? I can't really hear you ..." Click.

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