Tuesday, April 22, 2008

It's Happened Again

It's happened again; I'm not sure how it keeps happening. I think it has something to do with the Earth rotating on its axis and my opening my eyes each morning.

Last year I wrote about sharing this day with the Earth, but actually, the Earth shares the day with me. It didn't get its day until 1970, I got mine a bit earlier.

I'm also quite pleased to learn from Janice Brown at Cow Hampshire that this is "Ancestor's Eve," its designation thanks to Neelix of Star Trek Voyager.

So today I opened my eyes to Mr. Maven, Zoe, and Hunter singing "Happy Birthday." Now that's worth opening your eyes and ears.



TheEnd

13 Comments:

Blogger Kathryn Doyle said...

Happy birthday, fM!

April 22, 2008 at 10:44 AM  
Blogger Thomas MacEntee said...

A very happy birthday and many returns of the day!

Thomas

April 22, 2008 at 11:31 AM  
Blogger Becky said...

Happy Birthday! And may you have many, many more.

April 22, 2008 at 2:06 PM  
Blogger Kenneth said...

Have a wonderful birthday, Mrs. Maven!

April 22, 2008 at 2:07 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Happy happy birthday fM! Hope you had a spectacular day!

April 22, 2008 at 3:05 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

Happy Birthday, fM!

Donna

April 22, 2008 at 3:33 PM  
Blogger Craig Manson said...

Happy fM day!

April 22, 2008 at 6:48 PM  
Blogger Jasia said...

Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday dear Maven,
Happy birthday to YOU!
(and many more!)

Sto Lat!
(It's the Polish birthday cheer. It literally means "100 years"!)

April 22, 2008 at 7:21 PM  
Blogger Bill West said...

Happy Birthday, fM!

April 22, 2008 at 8:24 PM  
Blogger TERRY SNYDER said...

Happy Birthday fm! (You don't know how lucky you are that you are not within "singing" distance of me!)

April 22, 2008 at 10:25 PM  
Blogger footnoteMaven said...

Thank you all for your Birthday Wishes! Those who sang and those who didn't. It was a lovely day.

fM

April 23, 2008 at 7:09 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Happy, happy birthday, fM (a day late). May you have many more!

April 23, 2008 at 8:54 PM  
Blogger T.K. said...

My mom's side of the family used to sing a second verse:

May the dear Lord bless you (x3)
And keep you always.

But on my ex's side of the family, they couldn't wait that long for cake, and just went with the finishing line, "And many mo-o-o-ore!"

Best wishes, fM!

April 29, 2008 at 5:29 AM  

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