Tag: birthdays

i went birthday dark

I took my birthdate off Facebook. I did it a few years ago, right before my birthday when I was talking to my tech-savvy-BFF Ethel, and bitching about how bizarre it felt to know that casual acquaintances (like people I drunk-friended at a bar in Key West years ago) were about be blasted with reminders

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If The Thought Counts…

One of my closest friends had a birthday two weeks ago, and I’m sitting here looking at her birthday card; it’s all filled out and ready to be mailed; it’s been ready-to-go for at least a month. The reason I didn’t mail it? Oh. Well. I couldn’t think of the perfect gift. Rationally I know

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An E-Card for Hubs

Happy Birthday Hubs. I’m super glad you were born, and I met you, and that we have a son just like you. I’m thrilled that we get to play house 24/7, that you are my best friend, and that you almost always let me have my way. You are the most generous, patient, kind, smart,

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Happy 17th bEARTHday Nic!

Tomorrow is Earth Day, and my youngest son Nic’s seventeenth birthday. A week or so ago, Nic was sitting at the kitchen table making a list, and so I asked him what he needed from the store… This isn’t a grocery list Mom. “What kind of list is it?” It’s my Birthday List. “Uh, you’re

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Time Flies During The Pre-Polyester Years

Happy Birthday Allybean. I can’t believe it’s been twenty-two years today. Time flies. And I know that sounds cliche’, and like something a pre-pleated-polyesther-pants-wearing-old-lady would say; which I am not, by the way. But really, I swear it feels like today is March 18,1991, and I was just put to sleep for the C-section; and

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