An open letter to the people who invite me to Facebook events 3,000 miles away

Thank you for curing the terrible ennui from which I’ve suffered all these years. 

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I want to thank you. Yes, that’s right. I said thank you. Life used to be boring. My schedule was filled with such time wasters as speaking engagements, meetings, date nights with my wife, school concerts with my kids, and a host of other personal and business related events. Quite frankly, it was just one big yawn-fest.

Until now, that is. Thanks to you.

You see, since randomly chosing me to be your friend on Facebook, life has not been the same. You have added a level of excitement and adventure that I apparently could not find elsewhere. Without even knowing me you have filled a void that has been empty for years. Brightening up my already busy schedule with an array of different events like some coked-up event planner sent from heaven.

Just look at today for example. Instead of having to spend time with my family this evening, I am attending that “Facebook Etiquette” seminar you just invited me to! Now, I know what you’re thinking: “But it’s 3,000 miles away and starts in two hours.”

Well, don’t worry. I will somehow find a way to get there. Even if it’s not physically possible.

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