Let Me Eat Cake

Today is my birthday.

The trouble with having your birthday on a weekend, is that there is far less fuss and fan-fare. You see fewer people, so there are fewer congratulations all around. The ones you receive are probably far more sincere, mind you, but there is a certain atmospheric festivity which is decreased by the Sunday celebration.

There was also no cake. It was one of those situations where each person presumed another would have done the cake, so no cake was done. There was dessert, mind you. Just not of the cake variety. I wish I had thought to suggest adding a candle to the strudel. That might worked. Because, if I’m being quite honest, I could use a birthday wish or two.

Not that I could likely blow out a candle per year kind of cake-top bonfire. I’m now of an age where the fire department ought to be on hand for that kind of celebration.

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9 Responses to “Let Me Eat Cake”


  1. 1 Calvin November 19, 2007 at 2:42 am

    Happy Birthday!

  2. 2 LSM November 19, 2007 at 2:56 am

    Happy Birthday! I hope you had a great day, even if it was cakeless.

  3. 3 Rambling Mom November 19, 2007 at 4:12 am

    Happy Birthday to you
    Happy Birthday to you
    Happy Birthday dear Sock Girl
    All your wishes come true.

  4. 4 Simone November 19, 2007 at 10:40 am

    Happy Birthday to You!
    You live in a zoo!
    You look like a monkey!
    And you smell like one too!

    What? Well … someone already sang the proper one … Hope you had a great day! Birthday wishes flying across the oceans for you!! 🙂

  5. 5 Bunny November 19, 2007 at 1:31 pm

    Happy Birthday!

    I know what you mean about the lack of fanfare. My birthday is November 25, so it almomts always falls during the Thanksgiving weekend.

  6. 6 Mom of 4K November 19, 2007 at 9:16 pm

    Happy Birthday Sock Girl. You deserve much more than cake :).
    <3,
    Anne

  7. 7 Alto2 November 20, 2007 at 8:03 pm

    Happy belated birthday! I’m glad to read there was cake. Sunny birthday wishes from Florida.

  8. 8 MLL November 20, 2007 at 11:03 pm

    Happy Birthday!!!!

  9. 9 Christina November 21, 2007 at 11:12 pm

    Oh yay!! So glad that there WAS cake. Happy Belated Birthday!


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