the conversation started like this:
v: don't forget to get home early tonight. we have your birthday dinner with our dinner group tonight.
b: OK. *sigh*
v: what's wrong?
b: well, i just wish you had gotten me up earlier.
v: me gotten you up early? don't you have an alarm clock? that works??
dang. 47 years old and i gotta get him up for work.