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Happy Belated

The fumes from the burnt out cars must be getting to my head. Here I was all angry that I couldn't get to my email for many reasons, ONE OF THEM was that I wanted to send birthday wishes to an old friend.

(Old in both senses of the word as she too has entered her 30th year..ooooo)

I finally got into my email this morning and wrote an email, all apologetic as it was NOT MY FAULT that my provider decided to have crappy service for 4 DAYS STRAIGHT and not let us know what the problem was.

And it was only right now, this afternoon, that I went DUH sometimes THIS is what a blog is for.

My friend A-M has been in my life since high school. She was the girl I would spend many hours on the phone, contemplating life and how it was that the two of us could make a difference.

She was also the one who had a 'cool mom', you know, those moms that seem to let all the friends do the coolest things?

One of THE COOLEST things she did was let A-M paint her room white and have her friends make comments all over the walls.
Talk about expression.

Go to A-M house and you wouldn't want to be left out by NOT signing the wall.

It was such a mini-rebellion. A way for us teenagers to express ourselves, leave our mark, all in permanent ink. I vaguely remember what I wrote but I can imagine besides my typical 'Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think', I'm sure I put a heart around my name and another boys...now, if I could only remember who I was in love with at that time...

They have since moved from that house and I'm not sure what became of all those walls. I'm sure knowing A-M, she's scrapbooked pictures of it somewhere.

But I will always remember the freedom of A-M's house.

That and belting out drunken versions River Boat Fantasy at TLO's cottage.

Happy 29th Birthday on 12 September A-M

May this year bring you as much joy and excitement as the last decade has:)

Comments

Anonymous said…
Ab... you're the best! That was probably the MOST WONDERFUL-est birthday wish ever. Even brought a tear to my eye just thinking of the memories. I love you!
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Holy smokes!!! I've been trying all day to find little know sources of "real" people online with thoughts and ideas about coolest kid in california. I stumbled on to your porst about Happy Belated and although it's not exactly what I was looking for, it certainly caught my attention. I'm personally building a resource for coolest kid in california and hope you might stop by and check it out when you have a chance...let me know your thoughts. I'll be sure to send people this way as well. Thanks Travelling Chick...Cheers!

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