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The Fonz’s Birthday Revue Review

April 20, 2012

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The Fonz called his 8th birthday his best ever. He started the day bounding down the steps while singing, “Giddy-eight, giddy-eight, giddy-eight, eight, eight!” to the tune of the William Tell Overture. We managed a fair amount of teasing, including telling him we had hired a ‘mathematician’ for his party after mishearing his request of […]

A Big Bah, Humbug to the Tiny Birthday Tyrant

April 16, 2011

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Is it just me, or is something fundamentally wrong with children’s birthday parties as an institution?  How can an event meant to celebrate the life and birth of a child, result in the parents’ gin-soaked resolution not to have any more children?  Twenty years from now when America’s declining birthrate brings social security to a […]