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An Unexpected Invitation

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About two months ago I was invited to a barbecue.   The shortened version of the invitation read like this:

BBQ

Saturday, May 25th

Kathi’s house

Kathi has plenty of space if anyone wants to sleep over…

As I read this I laughed out loud, my mind began to race and I had to ask myself the question, “Did I know about this?  Did I forget this?”  I was fairly confident that this was new information to me, as I had no recollection at all of a related conversation (other than “we should have another barbecue…”).  I checked my calendar and responded that I would be free and able to attend the barbecue at my house on the 25th.  (The one who issued the invitation then sent his first apology, followed by two more apologies… at which point I told him to stop.)  Read the rest of this entry