Remember the school board president who was so annoyed with me and my constant harping that she forwarded an email to the school superintendent indicating she'd "had it with this person" only she really sent it to me?
Good times, good times. I still laugh every time I think about it. The laughter hasn't even fallen off to a chuckle yet.
I went to another board meeting Tuesday, and it was nearly as hilarious as that email. Or maybe it was even more amusing because it's not just me who witnessed the exchange.
At the end of the meeting, that board president noted that an absent board member -- whose absence had been excused at the outset of the meeting -- was, in fact, on vacation. Well, you can't give an excused absence to someone vacationing, right?
How many board members does it take to change an excused absence to an unexcused absence? Six. Plus a superintendent. And four whole minutes of buffoonery as motions and votes and pandering fly from member to member.
But, like I said, the best part is that it was during a board meeting. Regular board meetings are recorded. As soon as I get my copy of the DVD, I'll post the exchange.
You try not to wet yourself laughing. I'll point out where I'm sitting (which is off-camera) so you'll get an idea of who the board president shot death rays at when she adjourned the meeting.
I wonder if this will go on the absent board member's permanent record.