Over the summer, Melissa and I spent a lot of time together. 10:30-2:30 every day, to be exact. As time passed, we developed lots of inside jokes and it generally made life much more pleasant. These include, but are not limited to, certain people that we knew would never ever reply to an email no matter what, "(a country that must not be named for fear of someone figuring out what we are talking about. Melissa knows)", blaming each other every day for not remembering to get the mail, and Hefty Lefty. Those are all that I can think of right now, Melissa feel free to add.
One of the best things, though, was this terrible catalogue called "Baudville." Here is a handy link to their site if you would like to purchase anything to motivate your employees, roommates, or spouse. It has really classy stuff like coffee mugs that say "you're the hail to our brainstorm" and the like. Out office must have ordered something out of it a long time ago and forever more we got a copy of the catalogue once a week. We would flip through it and make fun of the stuff and once Melissa even cut out some of the motivational sayings and taped them around our computer, for a little pick-me-up around the office (like eight people then asked us what they were for, and when we said "for motivation" they looked at us like we were cray-cray).
So since it was my birthday last week, Melissa told me that she had a gift for me but it might be a little late. I was wondering what it was, since she is a world-renowned gift-giver (seriously, though) and she didn't even have to do anything for me in the first place. But she arrived to the office on Monday with this:
My very own Baudville gift! And complete with treats inside and cute tissue paper! It truly was a birthday miracle. Love that Melissa.