Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Something I Find Really Amusing

In my job I have occasion to encounter a whole lot of people from a whole lot of walks of life. That in itself is quite something. But you just wouldn't believe how many people, in the course of a conversation, will look at me and say, "Of course, you're too young to know anything about this but...", followed by a reference to, oh, I don't know, life before cell phones or watching Armstrong walk on the moon or whatever.

Given that I am 51 years old today, I find that pretty frakking hysterical.

At this time I would like to thank my parents, Sean Connery and Dame Judi Dench, for their superfantastic genes. (They don't look their age, either).

I would also like to wish a happy birthday today to my darling MN Fan, Jane, and to the always delightful Bruce Springsteen.

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Anonymous Anonymous opined...

Let me pop the cork on this bottle of champagn-ya.

Now I'm going to test the champagn-ya to make sure it's worthy of someone wearing a tiara.

Now I'm going to go to the store and get another bottle of champagn-ya, so that you can have some too.

September 23, 2008 6:54 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Hurry back, Poodle. Maybe you should pick up a 6 pack of champagn-ya. I'm thirsty.

September 23, 2008 6:59 AM  
Blogger sageweb opined...

Happy Birthday!
I will bring the peanut butter to the party, as always. Can't have a birthday without peanut butter.

September 23, 2008 8:27 AM  
Blogger Buck opined...

Since it's your birthday, you can stay up for the Ed Sullivan Show tonight.

Have a great one my friend!

September 23, 2008 8:31 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Sage, and peanut butter goes so nicely with champagn-ya.

Ooh, goodie, Buck. You're the bestest!

September 23, 2008 8:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous opined...

Ba Ha Ha Ha (Note no w)

Happy birthday to you!!!

Ed Sullivan was a Sunday night event.



September 23, 2008 8:48 AM  
Blogger Willym opined...

Happy 22nd anniversary of your 29th Birthday! If sage is bring Peanut Butter I'm coming over - maybe I should bring the white peaches to go with JP chapagn-ya!

September 23, 2008 8:57 AM  
Blogger LostInCO opined...

oh goody another party! I'll bring chocolate fondue. Happy Birthday!

September 23, 2008 11:29 AM  
Blogger Sling opined...

51 is the new thirty-something!
I'm bringing a barrel of monkeys...

September 23, 2008 1:21 PM  
Anonymous Syd opined...


So do you want candles on your Oreo cheesecake? Or just cookie crumbles?

September 23, 2008 1:24 PM  
Blogger Doralong opined...

It's merely because you look so fabulous darling..

And Happy BD Cuz- have a drink for me!!

September 23, 2008 2:46 PM  
Blogger Mom opined...

Happy birthday! And you don't look your age. I'll just bring chocolate to the party.

September 23, 2008 3:12 PM  
Blogger rosemary opined...

Happy, happy birthday, Lorraine. I'm bringing graham cracker chocolate coated cookies and milk.

September 23, 2008 4:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous opined...

Okay, I'm back, and-- who put the peanut butter in my chocolate? Actually, those are 2 great tastes that taste great together.

And where are those monkeys going with my 6 pack of champagn-ya? Shouldn't they be in a barrel somewhere? SLING!!

September 23, 2008 4:17 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Thank you, Anonyba. In our house, Ed Sullivan was THE Sunday night event.

Willym, love the white peaches! And I'm not at all coy about the age thing. Especially since today someone guessed I was 34.

Don't forget the strawberries, Lost!

Whoo hoo! I've always wanted a barrell of monkeys, Sling. But they seriously need to stay away from the chocolate fondue. They're making me nervous...

Syd, I think we can forgo the candles...I won't be able to blow them all out before the cheesecake starts to melt.

But of course I will, Cuz. Fondue?

I don't particularly ACT my age, either, Mom. May have something to do with it. And this party is shaping up nicely...we have peanut butter, white peaches and plenty of chocolate...if only JP would get here with the back up champagn-ya.

Oh, Rosie. Perfect! Just set all that over there on the designated chocolate table and then come over here and so I can play "Lady of Spain" for you. (Ok, seriously, I haven't figured out "Lady of Spain" yet, but if I can pretend you are all here partyin', I can pretend to have mastered the concertina).

Crap, JP! Damn monkeys. First the fondue and now this...

September 23, 2008 4:28 PM  
Blogger Kimberly Ann opined...

Happy happy happy happy happy happy happy happy happy happy...well, you know the rest.


September 23, 2008 5:06 PM  
Blogger Sling opined...

..Here monkey monkeys!..crap..
I swear,the guy I got 'em from told me they were trained!

September 23, 2008 5:12 PM  
Anonymous jennipherr77@aol.com opined...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAINEY...Sling told me bout your party..I'm going to bring some potatoe salad I heard you like it lots.. have a good one... Jenn

September 23, 2008 6:36 PM  
Anonymous jennipherr77@aol.com opined...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAINEY...Sling told me bout your party..I'm going to bring some potatoe salad I heard you like it lots.. have a good one... Jenn

September 23, 2008 6:36 PM  
Blogger Miss Healthypants opined...

Damn, I'm a bit late to this party! Am I too late to bring cheese curds???? :)

The Happiest B-Day to you, Rainey!! :)

September 23, 2008 8:26 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Sling, you of all people should know better than to listen to Guido. Sheesh, dude.

Thanks, Jenn. Potato salad is AWE.SOME.

Oh, MHP, it's never too late for cheese curds. Wonder how they taste dipped in chocolate fondue...

September 23, 2008 9:17 PM  
Blogger D.A. opined...

Happy birthday for yesterday!!! Have a wonderful year.

Fingers crossed your travels will bring you to this little isle this year.

September 24, 2008 12:09 AM  
Blogger Anne opined...

Happy Birthday!

May I bring you a present next week?

Wonder if I could get pie through airport security?

September 24, 2008 4:01 AM  
Blogger Citymouse opined...

Happy Happy baby!

September 24, 2008 7:21 PM  
Blogger The Idle Devil opined...

Happy birthday although it's very belated :) I'm sure you had a fun party!

September 24, 2008 8:56 PM  
Anonymous MFM opined...

Whoa, Happy Yester-Birth-Day!

Three cheers for the queen of quips!

My pc may say it's the next day, but I'm in Memphis, an hour behind, so it is still the 24th of Septembre and only slightly belated! 33 more minutes of joyful odes!

September 24, 2008 9:30 PM  
Anonymous MN Fan opined...

Dang it! I missed the party!
Husband came home early from fishing trip, sans fish!
Stupid fish, made me miss the
"B-Day Bash" of the decade!
Champagn-ya, chocolate and squishing 10 gallons of monkeys into a 5 gallon barrel! Can there be more fun than that!?!?!

September 25, 2008 8:31 AM  
Blogger Monica opined...

happy birthday friend!!!!!! and happy anniversary!

September 25, 2008 9:22 AM  

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