WHY I FIRED HER....
Two weeks ago was my 45th birthday and I wasn't feeling too good that
morning. I went to breakfast knowing my wife would be pleasant and say,
"Happy Birthday!", and probably have a present for me.
As it turned out, she didn't even say good morning, let alone any happy
birthday. I thought, well, that's wives for you, the
children will remember.
The children came in to breakfast and didn't say a word. So when I left for
the office, I was feeling pretty low and
As I walked into my office, my secretary Janet said,
"Good morning, Boss. Happy Birthday. And I felt a little better that someone
I worked until noon, then Janet knocked on my door and said, "You know,
it's such a beautiful day outside, and it's your
birthday, let's go to lunch, just you and me."
I said, "By George, that's the greatest thing I've heard all day. Let's
We went to lunch. We didn't go where we normally go; instead we went out to
a private little place. We had two martinis and
enjoyed lunch tremendously.
On the way back to the office, she said, "You know,
it's such a beautiful day. We don't need to go back to the
office, do we?"
I said, "No, I guess not."
She said, "Let's go to my apartment."
After arriving at her apartment she said, "Boss, if you don't mind, I think
I'll go into the bedroom and slip into something more comfortable"
"Sure!" I excitedly replied.
She went into the bedroom and, in about six minutes, she came out carrying
a huge birthday cake
followed by my wife, children, and dozens of our
friends, all singing
And I just sat there on the couch