[Sca-cooks] Silly season
Kathleen A Roberts
karobert at unm.edu
Tue Jul 29 14:31:09 PDT 2008
On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:59:56 -0700
Lilinah <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 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.
may i say i am emerald green with envy for such a great
my birthday? it's the anniversary of the day my husband
(then boyfriend) and i each had a left leg broken in a
motorcycle accident. both of us hospitalized with tickets
to othello that evening (james earl jones and christopher
plummer) and too bombed to think of trying to give them
and two years later, it was the day we got married. and
the date of the parade to celebrate the baltimore orioles
winning the pennant (which wound in front of the
courthouse where we were married, screwing up traffic for
he said it was easier to: a) remember a couple of things
at one time and b) remember things if catastrophe was
attached to make it really memorable.
this year i am 56 and will be married for 25 years. let's
hope nothing gets put on top of it this year.
"Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which
sustained him through temporary periods of joy."
W. B. Yeats
Coordinator of Freshman Admissions
University of New Mexico
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