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June 27, 2005


Wow, starting in 2006, we'll have two kiddie parties each year.

Good parties can be a mix of the real and the synthetic. My daughter's 14th birthday festivities began on Friday night with three friends who went out to have their nails done, then came home and danced wildly to country music before falling asleep. Around noon on Saturday, they were joined by others, and went to the movie theatre to see that traveling pants movie thingie. They had fun.

But my daughter's an only child; don't know what I'd do if I had to have two birthday parties a year.

Cutesville. Umm...
What does Schlepping mean?
Forgive my ignorance. :(

OE: Oooh, sounds like my kinda party. Almost makes me want to be 14 again.

Babac: No problem! Shame on me for using one a them thar forrin' terms. It's Yiddish for hauling crap, and it usually implies a certain amount of misery and coercion. Think of that guy in Greek mythology who had to lug that rock uphill and then it kept rolling down again. Same kinda thing.

Good for you! I've always thought those parties were ridiculous. As my neighbor once said, "what is this, a party or a coronation?"

Our parties consist of home baked cakes, arts and crafts, and lots of spit directed at the candles.

Me and the brother still have kiddy games at our parties.. we're 19 and 21 respectively.. lol.. and it's great fun.. you go through that "im not a baby anymore" stage.. but it's good to do fun stuff.. none of this (and i quote) "Namby pamby, wishy-washy, hoity toity malarkey"

And i forget my manners.. Happy Birthday Minitaur!

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