Posts Tagged: birthdays

Question: birthday redos

Anon Question: If you had to live your 16th birthday or your 21st birthday over and over for a month, which would you choose? I wish I remembered either one well, actually. I have a terrible memory and don’t recall what I was doing either time. That really is why I take photos and why

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What I got for my Birthday by Steph Mineart

So, I’m 3×13! Yay! From my Dad, I got $100 – which I promptly used to by a pair of Crocs, and the rest I put in the bank for our trip. From Elizabeth I got “The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World” – a book that some blogs have referred to as “library porn”

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What have you given us, Dr. Franklin?

It’s Benjamin Franklin’s 300th birthday. The story goes that, as Franklin left the Constitutional Convention in 1787, he was approached by a Mrs. Powell, who asked him, “What have you given us, Dr. Franklin?” “A republic,” he replied, “if you can keep it.” With Alito, looks like that’s pretty much gone, now.

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