I understand. I know how it is. You were up late wrangling costumed, candy-snorting, sugar-hopped kids, some of whom were adults. They wouldn’t sleep because they were too tired. It was single digits before you finally crashed, nearly comatose, onto your own bed.
After you dragged yourself to the loo this morning, and steadied yourself between the commode and the sink, you were shocked to see that you still had your Night of the Living Dead mask on. Then, you remembered.
You don’t own a Night of the Living Dead mask. That’s your face on no sleep, too much candy, and possibly some questionable liquid consumption choices.
The only thing you want to do is to crawl back to bed and sleep until Thanksgiving.
But, Halloween isn’t a real holiday, so they expect you to show up to work the morning after it, hopefully bearing leftover treats from the evenings festivities. You want to call in and tell them you can’t make it, but the sugar and hyper kids have dulled your mind and you can’t think of a valid reason to give your boss as to why you can’t possibly make it in to work today.
No problem. I’ve got you covered.
Top 10 Reasons You Can’t Go To Work The Day After Halloween:
#10 Your kids are so hopped up on sugar that you have to go shopping for extra-strength spatulas to peel them off of the ceiling.
#9 Your foot is stuck in one of those plastic candy gathering jack-o-lanterns, so you can’t drive your car.
#8 You have to wait by the door for your neighbor to return your chainsaw and life-sized skeleton so the UPS guy doesn’t try to take it. Again….