Category: birthday

  • this is what 45 is

    [This post is in no way an invitation for the god of ridiculous blog coincidences to shoot a tragic foot situation my way.] When I was a little kid, I heard a story about someone working in a factory who put their hand where they shouldn’t and all four fingers were chopped off. Only the person didn’t know right away […]

  • personal new year

    Yesterday was my 44th birthday. The plan was to work a bike ride into the festivities, but it rained most of the day. Which wouldn’t be remarkable, except that this area is in the midst of a severe drought. I guess all they needed was for a couple of people to move here from Houston. […]

  • ass-trology

    Today is my 43rd birthday. It’s Good Friday, and I’m off. Which means that I haven’t showered yet. Got up at the usual time (6:45), lingered over my coffee and enjoyed breakfast made by James. Received calls from my family and opened presents. Will likely take a nap with the dogs later today and then […]

  • 42

    There are two things I remember from the great Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: thanks for all the fish, and the meaning of life is 42. Because of this book, which I read in high school when the thought of being in my 40s was as real to me as time travel, I’ve always held […]

  • another year over and a new one just begun

    Today is my 39th birthday. It has been a great day. James made me breakfast, we went on a bike ride to enjoy one of those rare cool blue days in Houston, and I heard from numerous friends far and near. The celebration started last night with dinner at Dharma Cafe. I highly recommend the […]

  • oh HELL NO

    My birthday – the 39th – is soon to arrive. I like the fact that I have to think about my age before stating it. Let’s see…I was born in 1970 and it’s 2009, so that means I’m… Age just doesn’t come up that much once you’re past losing your baby teeth, being able to […]