This is a story about thirty-five year old man, who does not like to waste his time on things that do not help him to progress in life. His mother sends him to the grocery store, while planning him a surprise birthday party. Naturally, he thinks it is a total waste of time, and does not understand the need for people he does not care about to come celebrate his birthday. Nevertheless, he decides to play along. While purchasing dairy products, he muses about the similarities between their expiration dates and his. He returns home for the surprise party, that turns out to be more surprising than he expected.