Thursday, July 30, 2009

An Open Letter to July

Dear July,
We need to have a talk. I feel like we've always had a good relationship, and in the past, we've gotten along just fine. I don't remember any quarrels or issues, and you have even brought me some joy. Remember all those BBQ's over the 4th? And fireworks! We had some good times. Plus, you bring with you the meat of summer, and along with that, summer vacation. One summer brought me to Ghana, and on the return trip, i spent the month of you traveling Holland and Belgium. That wasn't so bad, why can't you always be like that?

So what happened? What did i do to anger you so? This time around, July, it just seems like you aren't even trying. Worst of all, you seem to be going out of your way to make things difficult. My four largest projects at work were all scheduled to ship during you, yet you couldn't let me catch a break on any of them. Long, late hours at work every week, frustrations, set backs, multiple trips every week... seriously. What gives?

July- i'm done with you. See me next year and we'll try again, but you need to be over so i can get on with my year.

August, please be gentle.

~Kev

2 comments:

Marie said...

Hi, Kevin!

This letter made me laugh. Sounds like you had a rough month! I know the feeling. And I hope August goes smoother.

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Thanks for you time, and I hope to hear from you!

Best,
Marie

jessica said...

kelvin your letter made me so relaxed that i have even forgot my pending work for a while .don't worry i am sure august was nice and fruitful for u hope u every comming month will go smooth along with friction

Jessica

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