Next thing you know I will be white haired and nearly deaf and complaining about people who are standing five feet from me.
Yes, yes, it was probably a safe and decent assumption that if it is my birthday and I am not answering the phone that we are out. Sorry to anyone I offended with the "what planet are they from" comment... I got sucked into that "doesn't everyone know we work, have young children and therefore no life during the week" bit and meant it tongue in cheek. Mea culpa.
I really am truly grateful that you guys called to wish me a happy birthday!