Then after sending her such a great card, I made her talk about how great it was with me:
Melissa: your card was very amusing
how clever am i?
in a thoughtful/honest way
Melissa: yes, as soon as i saw it i thought, wow, that karen, she’s so clever
me: i know, i know
how you manage to stay friends with me and not feel bad about yourself amazes me
Anyway, kiddos, try not to be too jealous.
Also, Melissa, happy birthday (yesterday now) and thanks for being so indulgent of all my annoying habits… like blogging our self-indulgent convo about your ecard.