Birthdays always amuse me. Or at least mine do.
When I look back at them, anyway.
For both my 14th and 15th birthdays I was ill. Wretchedly ill. Come to think of it, I've never been sicker in my entire life than on my 14th.
And on my 16th? You'll love this one. So I'm going with mom and my sister to Les Mis. We get to the theatre and the entire area is experiencing a power outage. Great.
So we go as fast as we can to the other theatre (one of the others
Then we head home, entirely in the opposite direction of white chocolate cheesecake.
But really, without sarcasm I can tell you I was genuinely amused. It's easy to be amused when you're not suffering from the flu. Would you believe I didn't even get sick? Me neither. And Robin Hood was just as good as ever. Since we were home early, we managed to get 6 episodes of it. Which was nice.
And I now have some lovely new books to add to my dearest library.
So yes, I did have good day. And thank you to everyone who wished me happy birthday!
Anyway. I have by now seen the elusive Les Miserables. It was wonderful and the actors were superb and I loved the story and my goodness it almost had me in tears on more than one occasion (the entirety of Fantine's screentime...a little fall of rain...Javert pinning his medal on Gavroche's body...empty chairs and empty tables...the very end...yeeshk). I particularly liked Anne Hathaway and Russel Crowe. And Eddie Redmayne and Amanda Seyfreid. Hugh Jackman was great as always, even though I can't say I'm the biggest fan of his vocals. Oh, and Enjolras? Yeah. He's cool.
You know, is I was superstitious, I would probably interpret my strange birthday happenings as a sign that I was never supposed to be born. Fortunately though, I'm not, and so I'm just fine with my existence.
Oh! Have I ever told you that I had a horse that got struck by lightning? Well, it wasn't actually my horse yet. She was one we were going to buy. We were going to pick it up on a Thursday, and on a Wednesday she was fried to death by the sky.
Just another day in the weird life of me.