April 17, 2004

Hi, Pat

Thursday evening there was a new voicemail message on the home phone. The message was timestamped 5:09pm. Man's voice.

"Hi, Pat, I missed you at your office, and I didn't want to leave word there because you probably wouldn't have gotten it, in fact I know you wouldn't have, um, I'm sorry I can't play tomorrow, I'd like to, but, we got some plans already worked out for tomorrow, but thanks for thinking of me, I'll talk to you tomorrow at Mass. So long!"

Now, my wife is named Patricia, and she gets voice mails all the time. But who was this calling her?

So I called her work number, and there was no answer. I called her cell: got her. She was on the way home.

"Um, were you planning to 'play' tomorrow?"

"Play what?" she asked.

"I don't know, you tell me!"


"Ok, when was the last time you went to Mass?"

"What are you talking about?"

"I don't know, you tell me!"

I then recounted the voice mail to her, and she broke out laughing.

Some guy calls a wrong number, and leaves a message for "Pat"... what are the chances of that!?

Posted by brian at April 17, 2004 11:41 AM


Just in case, you might want to follow up and check her cellphone bills for any unusual activity.

Posted by: Andy Baio at April 17, 2004 04:07 PM

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