Category Archives: Birthdays

Creamy, Jammy, But Never Hard, Never Runny, Never Gray

Most of us egg lovers like our morning eggs in very definite ways.  Some might resort to frying in oil or butter, poaching in boiling water with a smidgen of vinegar, or even microwaving flat on a saucer with some … Continue reading

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Beau Is Two

Beau turned two years old somewhere around this time. When we adopted him from Big Dog Rescue, they estimated his age at a year old. He was handed to us, papers, leash, and bowl, on November 19, 2012.  And so, … Continue reading

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The Half Event

This past weekend, we made our way across the continent to partake in the celebration of my sister-in-law’s “Half-Birthday.”  Being a Holiday baby, her birthday was somehow perpetually overshadowed by the frenzy of holiday celebrations, end-of-year office parties, exhaustive shopping … Continue reading

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At Greenbelt 5, Felix Is Not A Cat!

The past three weeks have gone by in a flash.  First there were the preparations for various meetings. Then meetings to prepare for more meetings.  There were also the preparations for the long trip, the frenzied last minute shopping for … Continue reading

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Nanay’s Day, May 14

May 14th was Nanay’s birthday.  Tomorrow, we will remember her briefly as we start our day.  She will have been 88 years old.  Tonight, I decided to rummage through old photographs and I thought that I’d show a few from yesteryears, as … Continue reading

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Sister Love

Last week, we snuck away from the mayhem of everyday life in San Francisco, from work, the schizoid weather, the anemic economy, the nauseating campaign trails, to the pristine beaches of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.  This is … Continue reading

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It’s Vanna’s Birthday!

Today would have been Vanna’s 52nd birthday.  She may have planned for a quiet celebration with close friends and family at a favorite restaurant, where she would dress festively and take particular care in ordering the food and the wine. … Continue reading

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