Happy Birthday, Babs!! Hoping that David's tests today give you the present you deserve.
Meanwhile, tried to come up with reasons to be happy on your birthday.
Hmmm. Weather's been great. If this is how the world ends, not with a bang but clear blue skies, what's the problem?
Springsteen's in town for your day. His latest CD is Magic. An omen?
More, you betcha.
Karen Hughes, assigned to improving the way those in the mideast see us, resigned. Mission accomplished, as they say.
Sen. "Escort service" Vitter's bill to defund any orgs providing abortions did not pass, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar voted the right way. (Norm Coleman did not.)
Another repressed gay homophobe Repug was -- exposed. Nah, that's not even good news anymore, just sad.
Maybe it's best to look outside the government for glimpses of joy and signs of health.
Somehow, despite our chronic laments, life is still interesting, people do weird and unexpectedly delightful things, nature continues to dazzle, and small pleasures abound.
You are much beloved, by your friends, kids, grandkids, and this little clatch of writers at the C-Line. On this day of days, we wish you good news, and a bevy of things to celebrate. Dang girl, it's your time.