me: hey, what's going on with ya this morning?
dad: oh...just finished some breakfast and about to make a Boston butt..
me: neat. well, it's mom's birthday today, right?
dad: oh shit!...yeh--i forgot until you just said that!
me: well, i just called to tell her happy birthday...
dad: ok, hold on..(in background)"Phyllis, it's Jessica...happy birthday, by the way..."