**most people seem rather baffling to me these days, so just join the club. **
maybe he just thought to get the most pertinent work related data to you?
my dh avoids telling people at work until he absolutely has to. they’re pains in the bum about it (sexist imo, like men aren’t supposed to bring their family life to work with them but women have to??)
so I can see my dh saying, “oh in blank month I have a full schedule outside of the office, we’ll have to reschedule that …” he just really doesn’t care to get personal about it with them.
of course, we’ve had 6 kids while he’s been with the company so by now they probably know what that means, esp as he rarely misses work and they approve vacation time even less. thus FMLA is the only way he gets time off and he only takes it for the birth of a another baby.
**then again he is one of only 6 people who has been there this long so maybe all the people at various turn over times didn’t have a clue what it meant.:shrug: **
**Just say a hearty congrats and don’t make a big deal out of it unless he or she seems to want to talk about it. **