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Friday, March 10, 2006

Happy Birthday? No such thing.

It is my birthday today. Yippee. And it's also my 300th post. Now that's symetry, baby! It's alllll coming together...

I am not a big fan of birthdays, usually. But something happened this year. I'm still not a huge fan, but I don't mind it as much. I think I am finally coming to terms with getting older. And no matter how old I get, I can still choose to be immature, right?

My favorite statement on birthdays comes from the Seinfeld episode where Jerry is pretending to not be funny in front of George's Chinese lawyer girlfriend at dinner in the episode "The Visa":

Jerry: Well, birthdays are merely symbolic of how another year has gone by and how little we've grown. No matter how desperate we are that someday a better self will emerge, with each flicker of the candles on the cake, we know it's not to be, that for the rest of our sad, wretched pathetic lives, this is who we are to the bitter end. Inevitably, irrevocably; happy birthday? No such thing.


I may even take a day off from blogging tomorrow. I was looking back through my archives and it looks like December 27 was the last day I didn't have a post. And a lot of those days since then I've done three or four posts in a day.

That surprised me. I would not have thought I would have had all that much to say.

So I might skip a day. On the other hand...I wonder what the record is...

Have a great weekend everyone! I love all you guys. There is nothing I would like better than to take you all home with me and have a no-holds-barred blogger orgy complete with 10W-40 motor oil and a couple of ring-tailed lemurs but I'm pretty sure it's against the subdivision rules and regs.

Oh well. A boy can dream.


Blogger Jozee said...

Hey Mr Fab Happy BdaY!!! Birthdays are always better than the alternative. Pish posh to Seinfeld what a sourpuss he is.
Hope you have lots and lots of celebration and relaxation on your birthday and throughout your vacation!!!

6:40 AM  
Anonymous Belle said...

Happy Happy Fab! I wish for your birthday another 8 hours of sleep! Have a great day!

6:48 AM  
Blogger Lori said...

Happy Birthday!
Lots of hugs and kisses!
Wow motor oil and lemurs sounds like a great time LOL.
Congrats on 300!

6:55 AM  
Blogger Trinette said...

I'm so disappointed. I love lemurs!

Happy Birthday to you!

7:20 AM  
Blogger Trinette said...

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7:20 AM  
Blogger CanadianSwiss said...

Thought I'd drop by and look... first thing I read is that it's your birthday! Happy bithday and wishing you a fun weekend from Switzerland!

7:25 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Happy Birthday Mr. is my boyfriend's birthday as well!

Eat cake and drink mass quantities of alcohol!

8:57 AM  
Blogger Chelle said...

Happy Birthday, Fab!!!

What's this talk about an orgy?? hehe

9:08 AM  
Blogger beadinggalinMS said...

Lemurs and motor oil I am sooo there!! wait you said it might be against reg and rules!!
say it isn't so???

Happy Birthday!!
Happy 300th post!!

I left you something on my blog heehee

9:09 AM  
Blogger Stacy The Peanut Queen said...


Not only have I chosen to remain immature, I have also chosen to let my ass get as wide as a buick too. (Since I hit 35, it's like I don't even have a choice anymore, dammit. ;)

Anyway, take a break....enjoy your birthday...and don't forget those lemurs...'kay? :)

9:25 AM  
Anonymous Jenny said...

Mr. Fab, I hope you have Fabulous Birthday.

10:01 AM  
Blogger Mike said...

Enjoy your only comes 'round once a year.

10:26 AM  
Blogger Saur♥Kraut said...

Happy B-day! And Happy Anniversary! I put you in my blogroll today, to commemorate it. ;o)

10:53 AM  
Blogger Nobody said...

Stupid freakin rules and regs! Can't have any fun these days.

Have a happy birthday, Fab.

11:10 AM  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

Happy Birthday, my favourite Fa-boo-boo!

Forget the lemurs.... it's badgers, baby!

vw - mwlumplm - I don't know why, but that sounds vaguely vulgar.

11:17 AM  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

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11:17 AM  
Blogger BarefootCajun said...

Happy, Happy Birthday, Mr. Fab! Hope your day is filled with fun.

11:19 AM  
Blogger Big Pissy said...

Happy Birthday, Fab Baby!!!!

Hope it's a great one!

and I'm so there for the motor oil and lemurs~just say when! ;-)

11:21 AM  
Anonymous Monica said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Brad! Enjoy your day Eh! :)

12:09 PM  
Blogger June Cleaver's Revenge said...

Happy birthday! I was going to get you a ring tailed lemur, but noooooo.... Stupid deed restrictions.

12:13 PM  
Blogger Crazy Like A Fox said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Fabulous.

Hope you have a fun and fabulous weekend of celebration.

1:28 PM  
Blogger Serra said...

Happy Birfday Mr. Fab!

1:48 PM  
Blogger Billy said...

A very Happy Birthday to you Mr. Fabulous! Would love to join you for the lemurs but as you know I fancy goats...

Hey, I'll be passing thru G'ville on my way to and from Wewahitchka next week wanna grab a beer? We can celebrate your non-birthday a little late; I'll bring my own goat, you bring the 10W-40.

2:09 PM  
Blogger Maidink said...

Happy Birthday! Card is en route.

And I'll pass on the lemurs, thank you.

2:17 PM  
Blogger sari said...

Happy Birthiversary! Or something like that!

At 39, I've just decided that my mental age or the age I "feel" will never catch up with my chronological age, and I think that's perfectly fine. I mean, 40 is the new 29, right? Or something.

I hope you have a great day!

2:49 PM  
Blogger Sandi said...

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great weekend.:)

2:54 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

Happy birthday.

Lemurs seem a little excitable. Great!

3:39 PM  
Blogger Loretta Beretta said...

Happy Birthday. I took out an aspiring mechanic this morning just for you. I'll be sending along his powdery donuts for your gift.

4:11 PM  
Blogger Celena said...

Happy Birthday Mr.!

4:45 PM  
Anonymous stella said...

happy birthday dahling. and thanks for stopping by Zen.


4:47 PM  
Blogger NYC Educator said...

Happy birthday!

It's my brother's birthday too, so there'll ber a lot of celebrating today.

4:49 PM  
Blogger Mel said...

Happy birthday and 300! I love birthdays, I dont mind getting older its better than the alternative! Its all about YOU today!

5:09 PM  
Blogger Dixie said...

300 posts! I love a man who never lacks anything to say!

Enjoy that birthday! Smooches!

6:46 PM  
Anonymous Shannon said...

The blogging community would be a sad, sorry place without you, Mr. Fab. Happy Birtday!

7:28 PM  
Blogger Lady K said...

Happy Birthday, Fabbie! MANY MORE, and lots of rest!

7:53 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

Happy birthday to you...
Hope all your wishes come true.

7:55 PM  
Blogger threecollie said...

Happy Birthday from upstate NY

9:12 PM  
Blogger Spider Walk said...

Happy Birthday, kiddo. I have some leftover gummy bears. Ya want em? I think they would mix well with oil and lemurs.

10:04 PM  
Blogger merlinprincesse said...

Happy Birthday Mr Tiger!

10:10 PM  
Blogger Fantastagirl said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Fab! Have a great day- and (as corny as it is...) May all your birthday wishes come true!

10:23 PM  
Blogger Ocean said...

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day and a wonderful weekend.

10:35 PM  
Blogger Big Ben said...

substitute a weasel for that lemur and you can count me in

11:00 PM  
Blogger Clo said...

I can bring some fur seals for the orgy, we have plenty now...

11:46 PM  
Blogger Clo said...

Happy Birthday Brad!

11:47 PM  
Anonymous Kentucky Girl said...

LOL! Happy Birthday to yoooooouuu!

2:40 AM  
Blogger Ginnie said...

I'm a big ole' dingbat! Here I had just done your natal chart, knowing it was your birthday yesterday, and still totally forgot to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Guess I was supposaed to see all these comments first! You are one loved guy, Mr. Fab. And getting older is actually kinda fun. Eventually you get to retire :)

3:18 AM  
Blogger marty said...

Happy Birthday, Fab!

You are an inspiration....for what, I'm not exactly sure.

But have a great day nonetheless.

8:03 AM  
Blogger cherish said...

This is so weird I thought I signed this yesterday.

I would like to wish you a VERY Happy Birthday Mr. Fab~U~Lous!!!! I hope you had an absolutely fantastic day!!!

I love the picture on your blog and the color blue of the background. It really looks awesome!!

9:28 AM  
Blogger Pamela J Weatherill said...

Happy Un BIrthday (I am but a day too late!)

Have a great day off too ...

from Down Under ...

9:32 AM  
Anonymous Eric T. said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Another day above ground is always a good thing!

11:20 AM  
Blogger jkirlin said...

Fab! You don't look a day over 45!

12:23 PM  
Blogger DutchBitch said...

Happy Birthday Fabby!!! I have the perfect birthday gift: I will send you the cuffs and keep the keys myself!!!
Mwah mwah mwah!

12:33 PM  
Blogger Amber said...

Happy Birthday!!!! Hope you had a wonderful one! Like AT LEAST a weekend long extravaganza...

3:53 PM  
Blogger Anne R. Key said...

No fuckin' way, Fab. The last time I did anything depraved with you, I got an STD from the lemur, and I swore never again.

Here's birthday wishes, however. Have a good one!

7:14 PM  
Anonymous dreamwalker said...

Say it isn't so 'bout lemurs and motor oil being against the regs! I honestly thought I was a law abiding citizen...
Hoping you had as happy a birthday as it is possible to have!! I see I am no. 55, so everything that can possibly be said has already been said no doubt :)
(My computer has been on the blink.)

I'm enjoying a belated birthday drink for you over here in Kiwiland.

7:57 PM  
Blogger Belinda said...

I find it more than passingly odd that yours and Alex's birthdays are within 48 hours of each other. And it occurs to me that perhaps this explains his infrequent posting--that he can only post equal to the number of days you don't, or something.

Anyway, sorry I missed it on the day, but WE had Friday off to celebrated Alex's birthday, so were not internetting!

10:39 PM  
Blogger Celena said...

Ok, so you said if you didn't post for a day or more that you'd be dead.. are you dead?

4:30 PM  

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