[Sca-cooks] Silly season-birthdays
scarlettmb at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jul 29 14:13:03 PDT 2008
Ok You wanna talk about a BAD birthdate?
April 15. Try that one on for size. No one wants to
celebrate that day.
--- Lilinah <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Unlike some other recent posters, my birthday isn't
> near any
> holidays. But it's in the middle of the 3rd week of
> August, when, as
> a kid, i and my friends were away at summer camp,
> back when school
> started the day after Labor Day.
> So i began holding my birthday parties near
> Halloween. My mom, an
> artist, even painted a mural on one of our basement
> walls of a spooky
> old house, creepy bare trees, rickety iron fence,
> and other assorted
> stuff. Much later, as an adult, i calculated, and i
> was probably
> conceived around that time (i was a couple weeks
> I haven't celebrated a birthday for almost 20 years,
> and that one was
> just me and my daughter and a truly excellent
> chocolate cake. I'm
> hoping to do it twice next year when i turn 60. I
> want one at a West
> Kingdom event - but the only one near my birthday is
> Purgatorio, one
> many people skip :-( So i'll either have to do it at
> June Crown or
> October Crown, so my in-kingdom friends can come.
> And i'd like to have a party during Pennsic week 2.
> Yeah, yeah, i'm
> hoping to go back again next year for a 2nd time.
> With the shift of
> dates my birthday isn't actually during Pennsic,
> about a week after.
> But i want to celebrate with my out-of-kingdom
> friends! I'm thinking
> of camping with my kingdom, since that's in an
> location (not far from the big foofy coffee house
> "Your Inner
> Vagabond", which was soooo not worth the price).
> I'll have to figure out the logistics: food,
> beverages, shelter
> (given Pennsic's weather potential), how to invite
> folks, best
> evening to have it (if in the West encampment, NOT
> the night of the
> West's drunken Tropical Tiki Viking blowout), etc.
> I am soooo not a party planner...
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