Category Archives: Birthday

Friends’ birthdays, relatives’ birthdays; people I know, historical and famous people fall under their respective categories.

Belated Birthday to Jennifer!

Ten days ago, Jennifer celebrated her birthday. It does annoy her that she has to share it with the Fourth be with You! She has a point. When I turned 13, all eyes were on the wedding of two inbreds … Continue reading

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I’ve made it around the Sun 52 times

If it weren’t for Jennifer, great friends, great cats, my fun hobbies, my personal stream, my Macs and Austin (none in any particular order), the pandemic would’ve made this the worst birthday since 1985. Speaking of its 35th anniversary, I’ll … Continue reading

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Thanks for the wishes and all, mellow day

Took it mostly easy yesterday. Had to get up relatively early to have some finishing touches done to my new car, goop they put on the windshield to protect it from all the damned rocks and gravel here. Then I … Continue reading

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Fifty trips around the Sun

Well, I made it this far…and I’m mostly intact. Cancer? Nope Broken limbs? None yet Stroke? Nope Type II diabetes? Nope (or not yet) Any kind of genetic disorder that shortens one’s lifespan? Nope (not yet) Asthma…slight Compared to my … Continue reading

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Welcome Aliyah

Aliyah was born last week and is the daughter of my ex-roommate and co-worker Garrett. In this picture she looks pretty exhausted but then again, being born is not a small feat. I hope to meet her in the near … Continue reading

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Version 8.0 starts today

Based upon the supposition we change out all of our cells every seven years, today I should be on my eighth round. We took it pretty easy by accident, I overslept. Then we took in the BrickFest (Lego convention) downtown. … Continue reading

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Welcome Ansel!

Ansel was born this week (another 12/7 baby!) and he’s the son of a co-worker named Heather who is also pretty cool. This young man is going to have a great childhood because his parents are just as crazy about … Continue reading

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Happy fifth birthday Alex!

Today is your day! Enjoy it and remember you’re king for a day but don’t let it go to your head little guy. Alex is the son of my Dallas-based friend Ami and the late Ben Rasberry. He’s a cool … Continue reading

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Belated birthday to Steve (aka Stvee)!

I was pre-occupied with other crises on Friday but I think the card we sent arrived on time. This really hit the spot of what Stvee likes. 2016 is special too. We met 25 years ago at GenCon (when it … Continue reading

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Happy belated birthday to me

Yeah yeah yeah, I have been rather absent from my own site but I was rather sick and uninspired through my illness…and in general. However, I got some stronger and better treatment in which I feel much, much stronger through. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Christina!

Here’s to my friend who mastered speaking two additional languages in an English-speaking desert! Aka Central IL. She also taught me the Jedi Mind trick for job interviews, ask me someday. I managed to find a lion-themed card for against … Continue reading

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Change of birthday plans, like a cancellation

It’s good news and bad news. I’ll start with the bad…Dana Gould cancelled for being the opener to my private screening of Planet of the Apes. The good news…his TV show was picked up by IFC and should air by … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Sonia, my “little sister”

Today is a fortuitous birthday for me, our friend’s baby daughter Robin shares this historical date with the friend above. As I told Sonia through FaceBook, she should be proud, the little baby has good taste! Meanwhile I’m waiting to see … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Nick

My oldest nephew (via DNA) celebrates number 17 today. At least he doesn’t have to go to school during the four-day break. Maybe it’s longer. A friend of mine who specializes in education law stuff said Texas schools extended the … Continue reading

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Belated 10th birthday to Cannon

Good gravy, the youngest Bridge kid has hit double digits! I hope his Arabic is better than mine…oh, wait, it is since I only know the English words derived from this language: algebra, algorithm…umm, that’s it. Cannon is getting bigger. … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Ben(Derr)!

Has it been two years? Ugh! Well, in order for this little guy to get older, I must do the same. He just gets cuter with the ladies. Glad to see how Ben is progressing. At dinner the other night, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Evie! (late!)

Once again I’m late for not-so-little Evie. See, I always remember the Martinez Anniversary first, then realize I have forgotten her birthday despite her birth being the night before Nancy and José got married. Man this kid is growing up … Continue reading

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