April 23, 2008

40.

It's April 23rd.  People who were born today include William Shakespeare, Max Planck, Admiral Karel Doorman, "Sunny" Jim Bottomley, Warren Spahn, Shirley Temple, Roy Orbison, Kenji Kawai, Valerie Bertinelli, Andruw Jones, and John CenaWrigley Field hosted its first baseball game on April 23rd, 1914, too.

And in 1968, in a hospital somewhere in Chicago, me.

At this moment, let us spare a moment's sympathy for my mother.  I was a big baby, pushing 10 lbs... and I was over a month late, originally scheduled for St. Patrick's Day.  Thanks, Momzerduck!

So today, I turn 40.  Nobody is more surprised than me.



UPDATE: The candles on my birthday cake...

Posted by: Wonderduck at 08:35 AM | Comments (7) | Add Comment
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1 There's something like that in Stratos 4.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2008 10:05 AM (+rSRq)

2

Boy, blowing that one out is gonna be a tough job.

Give me a three-toed sloth, a tongue depressor, and a hurricane though, and I think I could pull it off.

Happy Birf'day.

Posted by: Will at April 23, 2008 11:19 AM (WnBa/)

3 I can understand the sloth and the hurricane, but what's the tongue depressor for?

Posted by: Wonderduck at April 23, 2008 02:05 PM (UdB9M)

4 It's for applying the sloth, of course.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2008 04:41 PM (+rSRq)

5 Oh.  Yes.  How could I have been so stupid?

Posted by: Wonderduck at April 23, 2008 05:56 PM (DcSb+)

6 10 pounds!

My God...the omelet you would have made....

Posted by: brickmuppet at April 23, 2008 07:09 PM (CTUU/)

7 Whoops!  A belated happy birthday to you!

You're exactly one day younger than my younger brother.  So you're still a spring duckling as far as I'm concerned.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at April 27, 2008 06:08 AM (PiXy!)

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