Friday, February 25, 2005

Let the Countdown Begin!

My Birthday is officially less than 1 week away. To be exact the day of my birthday is 5 days and 14 hours away. I love my Birthday. I love everyone's birthdays. It is a day that should be celebrated and glorified. Not with expensive gifts or fancy pants dinners but with friends and fun. Your birthday is the ONE* day a year that is all your own, a day to celebrate yourself and all of your accomplishments. I refuse to get upset about aging, we are humans and shit happens. So, if you're in the Boston area, free next Thursday and up for some fun (and most likely, knitting) at a local watering hole let me know!

Fun Friday distraction:

Public Radio Fan
I'm a whore for public radio. Fresh Air, This American Life, Wait! Wait!, and on and on, I love them all. This site is a fabulous resource for those long days in the office. Arm me with my RealPlayer and some Public Radio Fan and we're partying like it's 2005.

BTW - At our Village Books Knit Night last night Kris, sock knitter extraordinaire, assured me that the sock will fit. Yippy!

*Rob and I actually celebrate our Half-Birthdays
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Blogger Lauren said...

Hot damn, Wendy--I love public radio too. I *heart* This American Life, and like many others, have quite a crush on Ira :) Fresh Air is my other favorite!

Oh yeah for birthdays--they totally rock, and yours is soon! Yippee!

2/25/2005 11:21 AM  
Blogger Elisa said...

Ah, Wendy, Mike and I will be there with bells on. I love celebrating birthdays, too, and I am really looking forward to celebrating yours with you!

I love public radio, too. I know nothing about cars (and am okay with that) but I love Car Talk. :)

Have fun with Cara today!

2/25/2005 12:06 PM  
Blogger Gypsymoth4 said...

Birthdays rock, and I would love to celebrate yours with you. Kurt usually has martial arts on Thursday nights, so I don't know his availability. But let me know where to be, and I will try to make it!

2/25/2005 12:36 PM  
Anonymous Laura A. said...

I also love Public Radio... we have a new non-classical music public radio station in Minnesota that I think is the most brilliant thing ever invented. (And the best knitting music ever!)

But, despite my love of (almost) all things Public Radio, I cannot stand This American Life... and I am still mourning the loss of Bob Edwards.

2/25/2005 12:41 PM  
Blogger margene said...

Oooo, another March baby (and a Pieces, too!!) You'll just have to be surprised but mine b-day is near,too.

2/25/2005 12:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And I'm a March birthday, too, and I love birthdays, too, and have forever! Must be a girl thing. But I have to vote for Pipe Dreams, and I can't stand Car Talk, so why ever do I listen to it?

2/25/2005 1:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oops, that last comment was unsigned, but it was from me,

2/25/2005 1:04 PM  
Blogger Vicki Knitorious said...

One of my sisters always gets our mom a half-birthday present! She gives it to her weeks ahead of time, too. And one of the kids' friends is fanatical about half-birthdays! I know yours will be wonderful!

2/25/2005 1:57 PM  
Blogger maryse said...

i have birthweeks not just birthdays. and because my birthday is so close to christmas, i used to celebrate half-birthdays.
so, happy birthday. although i would love to celebrate your birthday with you, i think it would be awkward to meet you and elisa etc. for the first time during your birthday celebrating which should be about you and your birthday and not about meeting some crackpot blogger. not that i'm a crackpot blogger but i could be to you and then that would ruin your entire birthday celebrating and we dont' want that.

happy 6 more days until your birthday..

2/25/2005 3:21 PM  
Blogger melanie said...

mee mee, I want to go!

And I think we should convince Maryse that there will be no awkwardness in this group...

2/25/2005 5:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy not quite a week until your birthday! It was nice to meet you today at A Good Yarn. Happy Knitting,

Jofrog is Knitfrog

2/25/2005 9:01 PM  
Blogger Dani said...

Thanks for posting the link to Public Radio Fan. I was getting tired of Live 365 and Accuradio, and trolling for podcasts is hard to do while looking over my shoulder to see if my boss is walking up behind me! Something I can just click and play is greatly appreciated.

2/26/2005 9:59 AM  
Anonymous andrea said...

yay for march birthdays - pisces rock!

happy early birthday :)

2/28/2005 12:12 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey...Happy Birthday early! My daughter's bday is the day after yours on the 4th, but I am guessing you won't be turning three like she is ;-)

Hope you have a great day!

Nice Knits

2/28/2005 6:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, I would have emailed you back, but couldn't find your address on your site. I didn't introduce myself in the store because I they don't know about the blog, and I try to keep quiet where I work and what I do. I like to keep those two worlds separate. Feel free to email me. Maybe I'll see you soon, you know where to find me!

Jofrog is Knitfrog

2/28/2005 12:36 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Yay! 3 days and counting........

Count me in for birthday fun - I would love to join in the celebration! What's the plan?


2/28/2005 12:58 PM  
Anonymous Kris said...

Hi -- Ira Glass is coming to the Berklee Performance Center on April 16 --

PS The Roslindale knitters want to celebrate your birthday with you!

2/28/2005 2:17 PM  
Blogger Stitchy McYarnpants said...

I can't believe I missed this post earlier! I will definitely be there, but I will probably get totally lost and be four hours late. I will do my darndest to properly navigate so as not to miss the fabulous festivities with all these cool blogger-tyees! Yay! Hooray for being born!

3/02/2005 11:21 AM  

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