Sunday, March 22, 2009

Birthday 29

Now I'm in my prime.

I just wanted to say how nice my birthday was. Thanks to facebook (early) and my sisters (late), I got to extend my birthday sense of festivity beyond the usual 24-hours. (A la pre- and post-feast, as Emma points out. Hmm. Her husband is in his prime, too. A different prime, but still.)

Fr. Peter and Teddy and I, after breakfast, went to a middle school whose music program was having a rummage sale. (Yay to checking craigslist!) For about twelve dollars—I was spending, not counting, so that's Fr. Peter's estimate—I bagged (literally, because Fr. Peter was smart and got the tote bags from the trunk of the car) about two feet of books, a popsicle-making kit, and a penguin marionette. Most of the books are at least nominally for Teddy, although when we came home I plowed through four of them, and am in the middle of the fifth.

Aaaahhh. Books.

I think I will have some more of the lenten (so I can share!) applesauce cake (new-to-me-recipe from Khouria Virginia Massouh from last Sunday's pan-Orthodox vespers) I made on Friday and rest my feet up. I will stop posting before I run out of parentheses (horrors!).

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3 Comments:

Blogger Pres. Kathy said...

Happy Birthday~

Sun Mar 22, 03:20:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Emma said...

Happy Belated Birthday! I would love your applesauce cake recipe! I made Fr John Apple Crisp for his birthday:)

Thu Mar 26, 08:49:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Threeundertwo said...

I'm so late! Happy belated birthday and I wish you a very blessed Pascha!

Wed Apr 15, 07:34:00 PM CDT  

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