June is a pleasant month for a birthday!

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For Chris! And anyone else who may have a birthday this month!

I'm probably late
in regards to the exact date
but ..... Happy Birthday anyway!
Hope you enjoy(ed) your special day! :clapping:

It 'sort of' rhymes! :smile:
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Skitterbug wrote:
20 Jun 2022, 15:16
For Chris! And anyone else who may have a birthday this month!
I hate my birthday.
It was yesterday, and tomorrow the days start getting shorter, the nights longer; it is a most miserable time of year, you ask me. :evilgrin: :laugh: :rofl:
Yours as morosely as ever, :thankyou:
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Happy birthday for yesterday and happy solstice for tomorrow Chris

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Chris: you can now be known as the Sage of Bonavista! :fanfare:
(Your Thyme has come...) :innocent:
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John Gray wrote:
21 Jun 2022, 06:35
Chris: you can now be known as the Sage of Bonavista! :fanfare:
(Your Thyme has come...) :innocent:
Solstice, John, we're talking solstice here. Not Solace! :laugh:
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Yes, in Bonavista, the ice is the active part of the word
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An excellent month to be born. If you move around the world as this octogenarian has done, you can enjoy winter or summer. So many choices :fanfare:
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RonH wrote:
22 Jun 2022, 11:13
An excellent month to be born. If you move around the world as this octogenarian has done, you can enjoy winter or summer. So many choices :fanfare:
Or, as GeoffW has pointed out, you can stay in one place and enjoy all four seasons in a single week. :laugh:
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ChrisGreaves wrote:
22 Jun 2022, 11:19
RonH wrote:
22 Jun 2022, 11:13
An excellent month to be born. If you move around the world as this octogenarian has done, you can enjoy winter or summer. So many choices :fanfare:
Or, as GeoffW has pointed out, you can stay in one place and enjoy all four seasons in a single week. :laugh:
Cheers, Chris
Same here up north though winter takes precedent :laugh:
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HansV wrote:
22 Jun 2022, 12:52
Why not Four Seasons In One Day?
Or even...
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Four Seasonings the Next Day (if you have Prime)
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Leif wrote:
22 Jun 2022, 14:26
Four Seasonings the Next Day (if you have Prime)
Leif, so typical of you; always seizing on a chance to play with words :flee:
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ChrisGreaves wrote:
22 Jun 2022, 15:53
Leif, so typical of you; always seizing on a chance to play with words :flee:
'Tis the season to be playful.
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ChrisGreaves wrote:
20 Jun 2022, 16:29
Skitterbug wrote:
20 Jun 2022, 15:16
For Chris! And anyone else who may have a birthday this month!
I hate my birthday.
It was yesterday, and tomorrow the days start getting shorter, the nights longer; it is a most miserable time of year, you ask me. :evilgrin: :laugh: :rofl:
Yours as morosely as ever, :thankyou:
Chris
I am still contemplating why you "hate" your birthday? :scratch:
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Skitterbug wrote:
23 Jun 2022, 15:36
I am still contemplating why you "hate" your birthday? :scratch:
My birthday I do deprecate
Because there does accelerate
Of nighttime the sad elongate
And day time doth abbreviate.
So Skitters, if you contemplate
My future as it is of late
I program, and I contemplate
When all my days will terminate. :grin:

The joke was always on my sister, whose birthday was in January.
In the UK I had lovely midsummer birthday parties, games all around the vast grounds of the vicarage, its trees, bluebell dells, rhododendron shrubberies and so on.
My sister's parties were indoors, basically in the living-room, boring, huddled around the coal fire.

When we headed off to Australia my Mum cheered Liz up by telling her that for the rest of our lives, Liz's birthday would be in mid-summer while mine would be mid-winter.

Of course mid-summer in Southern Cross we all huddled in the shade of the one tree on our 1/4-acre yard, because the mining-house was too hot to enter.
Mid-winter in SX is equivalent to mid-summer in Bonavista, so I continued to have lovely birthday parties, games all around the town, its roads, streets, back lanes, puddles, and so on.

Heh Heh! :evilgrin:

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Chris appears to be suffering from the then-fashionable medieval mental state of accidie, a form of depression or melancholy, undoubtedly engendered because of residence at one of the farthest extremities of civilisation, far from the maddening crowd.

We baroque enthusiasts will recognise this in the saying which John Dowland, lutenist and composer (1563-1626), said about himself (and titled one of his lute songs):
Semper Dowland, semper dolens
which I won't insult the educated among us by translating!
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John Gray wrote:
23 Jun 2022, 18:10
...Semper Dowland, semper dolens
which I won't insult the educated among us by translating!
I won't insult you, then, by suggesting that you are only saying that because you don't know yourself :grin:
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Leif wrote:
23 Jun 2022, 18:37
I won't insult you, then, by suggesting that you are only saying that because you don't know yourself :grin:
Leif, please do me a favour and don't tell him that educated people know that the quote and title are "Far from the Madding Crowd".

When I say "educated", I refer of course to those of us who were immersed in the hard sciences and therefore had to be able to retain and spell correctly what we had read.
:evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin:
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Chris, signati sunt labia mea eruditus.
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Leif wrote:
23 Jun 2022, 19:36
Chris, signati sunt labia mea eruditus.
Obrutus sum tua eruditissima responsio

Fremitus, Chris
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