This Isn’t Supposed to Happen Yet

When did summer come? April was practically (if not THE) coldest April on record and now it’s not even mid-May and we’re in the upper 80’s with humidity? This is sick and wrong. I’m so distressed. Yeah, yeah, yeah, everything is blooming and pretty (like I mentioned yesterday), but couldn’t it just be in the upper 50’s and low 60’s? One of the reasons I remain up north is so that I don’t have to deal with the longer periods of heat and humidity that our southern neighbors have to contend with.

But despite my misery, I did get together with my friend, Jen, last night for dinner.  And I suppose the only silver-lining to this warmer weather was that we were able to get gelato at the Gelateria on Hanover Street and walk along the waterfront without freezing our asses off (as happened in February).

I also realized that two is two weeks before Randy and I fly to London..and two weeks before my birthday! In honor of that, here are some photos of previous birthdays!

1971 – Technically not on the actual day of birth…but close enough. Such a lovely slip-cover!

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1972 – My Mom had plants back then?

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1974 – I’m on the left

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1978 – mmmm – muscular men in tights

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1979 – Brown paneling, brown wallpaper, brown cake.

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1980 – too many stripes

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1981 – Liberace in training

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1982 – Boston creme pie and a velour shirt…and a white Urkel?

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1983 – Were they trying to make me gay?

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1984 – Apparently my gift was a helmet. Oh, wait a minute….

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1987 – Mmmm – juice box

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1989 – My birthday coincided with scholarship/awards night at my high school. Ugh – dressing up.

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1996 – apparently I didn’t celebrate my birthday between 1990 and 1995

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1997 – celebrated in Beaumont, Texas

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1998 – With Mumsy and Dadsy

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2000 – just back from vacation in the White Mountains

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2001 – Cutting open the penis cake

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2002 – I think I look almost athletic in this one.

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2003 -Sadly, this was the worst birthday ever. I had to admit my ex into a mental hospital two days before my birthday. This was a belated celebration the day he got released – an instant Jello pudding pie thrown together at the last minute.

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  1. Comment by Lise on May 10, 2007 10:33 am

    It’s called global warming – get used to it. And least we arent’ suffering biblical fires, floods, tornadoes…..but I agree, summer weather this soon in a city SUCKS ASS. Adorable pictures, of course I am partial to the whole 70s look. In the dress up you look like an extra from The History Boys. Yes, the final pic is a little disturbing…

  2. Comment by jeff on May 10, 2007 11:31 pm

    Hot weather? Bring it on!! Speaking of things that are hot, that picture of you in 2000. That has to be my fav. I might be home Sunday night if you guys want to stop by on your way home from the Cape.

  3. Comment by Will on May 12, 2007 8:00 am

    The picture of you in 2000 is really handsome–not that the others aren’t, but that’s a really nice look.

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