Today my co-workers presented me with a very sweet birthday card and these:
I apologize that the only thing I had to take a picture with was my iPhone. (I'm not sure the photos would have been any better with a real camera, I'm sad to say.)
I also apologize that in the second picture I couldn't quite take it without the computers in the background. We are severely limited as far as attractive photo backgrounds in our school.
Not only did they get me a card and some flowers, they called me out into the hall to sing "Happy Birthday" and they made a big production out of giving them to me. When I do birthday cards, I usually just leave them on co-workers' chairs. How dull of me!
Because I have a penchant for sticking my foot in my mouth, naturally I had an embarrassing moment related to the flowers. I completely forgot my birthday is tomorrow, and when I went into a co-worker's room to retrieve a student so we could
The gesture was very sweet, and the flowers are a joy. Now if I can only figure out how to get them home on my bicycle.