'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Sunday, 22 February 2009

Hip Hip Hooray



Happy Birthday to me
Happy Birthday to me
Happy Birthday dear Me-ee
Happy Birthday to me.

21 comments:

  1. And may you have many, many more!

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  2. Many happy returns Katherine! I have always wondered what those words mean.

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  3. I just counted the candles...each of them must represent 3 years.

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  4. So is it your birthday then ? I need less subtle hints you know !!

    Given the 18 hr time difference I'm thinking it's on the 23rd but then this post is dated 22nd so I donno if I've plenty of time to send greetings. Sighhhh. Anyway I'll cheat and do it here. I know you'll be in bed now but....

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KATHERINE.

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  5. There's another birthday song, Irish, I think that I sing to kindergartners. Lyrics go like this:

    Happy birthday, happy birthday,
    We love you.
    Happy birthday, happy birthday,
    May all your dreams come true.

    When you blow out the candles,
    One light stays a-glow.
    That's the love-light in your eyes
    Where 'ere you go.

    It's got a nice melody. I wish I could I sing it for you.

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  6. Happy birthday, Katherine!! Is this your real birthday, or your blog birthday? I'm sure you must be more than eleven .. .on the other hand, your blog can't be! LOL!

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  7. Oh fantastic, a Birthday! I love celebrating birthday's (even more so when they aren't mine.) ;)
    Happy Birthday Kathrine...and good wishes for many more to come! Have a wonderful day!!!

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  8. Oh dear! Happy birthday to you indeed!!!! I hope your day is fabulous. I absoultely adore my birthday!

    HAVE A FABBY DAY!!!!

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  9. Happy Birthday Katherina :))))
    and all the best wishes for you !!!

    LG Bettina

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  10. Oh thank you very much everyone!
    I had a lovely day. I sketched all morning and then in the afternoon my daughter N. and I drove over to Hamilton (up the Kaimai range and through the lovely green Waikato pastural country) to help oldest son T move into his new flat. You should have seen my trailer backing! You'd have been so impressed! And then as it was very late, he shouted us a lovely pizza and platter of yummy food at 'Barzurk's restaurant.
    Home at 11!
    ( http://www.barzurk.co.nz/ )

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  11. It is still Sunday here... keep on celebrating!

    Happy Birthday!!

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  12. Happy 21st birthday Katherine. Blow out the candles on the cake and make a wish.

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  13. Katherine, that sounds a perfect day,spent with your kids! My mother-in-law says its not your birthday, but your birthday MONTH, so HaPPY BirTHdaY and keep celebrating!!
    xx lori

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  14. Happy Birthday (belatedly)!

    I love that picture with the colored flames. The cake looks tasty too, even if it isn't chocolate.

    Lovely beach pictures too. *Sigh* I wish I could be there right about now.

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  15. I'm very late! I hope you had a good day though - and best wishes for the year to come :)

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  16. Happy Birthday Katherine! i hope you celebrate well :-)
    there is an award for you on mine x

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  17. Hey there birthday girl!
    Now I've seen that cake I just MUST find those candles . . .

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  18. I'm a tad late to wish you a happy birthday so I'll wish you a Happy Unbirthday instead.

    I'm fascinated by the candle flames. I must be very unobservant because I'd never realised that flames burned with anything other than a 'normal' colour ie the blue centre and the yellow surround. Please tell me these have been edited.

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  19. They have been interfered with Geeb.

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  20. They have been interfered with Geeb.

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  21. That is just such a cool idea. I would never have thought of it. And so effective. Now all we need is someone to work on getting that effect with real flames. Hmmm.

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