Thursday, January 1, 2009

Happy NEW YEARS!!

I wanted you to know that as the Ball dropped last night, Alan gave me a necklace. It was a Saphire necklace, and it is BEAUTIFUL.

We made Resolutions that we WILL keep. We plan to not let work rule OUR lifes, and I know that I will NOT let my manageing partner boss me around. Also I will get my hair done more frequently.

Alan and I wish all our Friends a Happy New Years!


5 comments:

  1. Deyseeme T. RollinJanuary 2, 2009 at 9:22 AM

    The only resolution I made this year was to use the term "New Years" as often as possible. So happy new years to you, Ellen, and a very happy new years to B. McLeod, wherever he may be. (Spoiler: B. McLeod is deep in his cups.)

    Also, a little Protip from one lawya to another--You can get your hair done (or did) during lunch--even if it takes nearly two hours! All you have to do is wait until your managing partner goes to lunch, and leave 5 minutes after him. This buys you at least 1.9 hours, since he'll have no idea what time you went to lunch!

    Happy new years, everyone!

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  2. Thank you very much, Ms. Ellen (and you, Deyseeme). Actually, I was very responsible over New Year's Eve and Day, having only a few Belhavens, a few Tennent's Lagers, and a few Young's Luxury Double Chocolate Stouts. But, I had a few things to catch up on at the office, and I reasoned that if I rose early today and drove in to work, I would have a mostly uninterrupted day. (As clients and colleagues would naturally assume me to be passed out at home, atop some young doxy, and surrounded by empty bottles). As it turned out, I only had two calls all day, so the strategy proved largely successful.

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  3. Happy New Year to you and Allen. I hope you have a better year with the managing partner, and maybe even get to argue a case in court. It's amazing that McLeod is even conscious only 36 hours after the drinking began. When his family gets together, it's easier to rent a porta-John to handle all the fluids.

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  4. Ellen can you post a picture with you wearing your new necklace so we can see what you and Alan look like? We are very interested in seeing you and Alan.

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  5. You're an attorney??? How about using spell check once in a while?

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