A nice Birthday

My Yearly Trip Around the Sun

Trying to be an up to date kinda’ guy, I didn’t send this to Fearless Leader Bob last week, and sent the more current story about the now famous "16 July" typhoon. But then I realized that now my Birthday story was no longer timely as it is now late. Damn I don’t even know why I try… For those who are my friends on Face Book you will understand what I mean by My Trip Around … [Read More...]


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