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mile, stone :: pam

That night, owing almost entirely to it being the 1111th consecutive day of being ambushed by dozens of tiny, toothy problems the minute she walked in the front door, her thoughts turned to her locked door, her birthday, and her waning tolerance, causing her to wonder: Is it easy to recognize a midlife crisis as it’s happening, or is one only able to identify it long after the fact?

    TAGS:  night, birthdays, doors, problems, tolerance, midlife crisis

Biff-days :: grudknows

We think of our own birthday as belonging to us… with a sense of ownership when, in reality, birthdays are a joint-custody deal - sometimes resulting in quibbles about where they’ll be spent, when and with whom.

    TAGS:  birthdays

birthday Keith :: boot

What I want to know is; does Keith celebrate his birthday in conjunction with Bob and Henry (and are dinosaurs involved)?

    TAGS:  Henry, dinosaurs, birthdays

What with all the singing witnesses, and the wax 44 lit up atop the approaching cake, Rosemary realized she would no longer be allowed to deny middle age.

    TAGS:  birthdays, middle-age, Rosemary, inconvenient

Against your mother calling you before noon on your birthday and sniping at you repeatedly that you “Never answer the phone.”

    TAGS:  birthdays, mothers, phones

Cast your mind back in time and imagine, if you will, an explosion of creativity and colour and celebrate this moment in any way you can.

    TAGS:  colour, birthdays, e

As a child, the philosopher John Locke once reflected upon the act of turning 8: “As things develop at any birthday party, three camps will emerge: there will be those who hold that cake exists only in thought—these are the idealists who will never want to come to another one of my depressing birthday parties; there will be those who hold that cake subsists in only matter—these are the materialists who will never want to come to another one of my depressing birthday parties; and then there are those who hold that cake subsists both in thought and in matter—these are the dualists who will never want to come to another one of my depressing birthday parties.”

    TAGS:  birthdays, philosophy, John Locke

four tea :: boot

Some birthdays are deserving of a quiet cup of tea, but some are deserving of a screaming, exhilarating leap out of the sky.

    TAGS:  birthdays, wind, parachuting

On its 40th birthday, the Internet inspected its lines and wrinkles in the bathroom mirror, and wondered if it would look sexy or just plain pathetic if it bought a flashy red sports car.

    TAGS:  birthdays, wind, Internet, middle-age, red sports cars

Birthday cake is the new pumpkin pie.

    TAGS:  cake, birthdays, pumpkin pie

Henry was surprised to discover that they still celebrated birthdays in Heaven, and he was darn glad he wasn’t one of the poor suckers who had to share the day with Jesus.

    TAGS:  Henry, Jesus, birthdays, Heaven - the place, poor suckers

Also, cake :: bakerina

In honor of Keith’s birthday, we have tangerine juice for screwdrivers, fancypants tonic water, and even fancierpants gin…now all we need is Keith in our living room, enjoying all this stuff.

    TAGS:  birthdays, fancypants

Look, a squirrel! :: goliard


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