Happy birthday, Bob: Now we are six


bluebird of bitterness

When the bluebird of bitterness (a.k.a. Bob) decided to go into the blogging business¬†six years ago,¬†he asked his siblings Otto,¬†Ada, Nan, Eve, and Hannah to join him. Since jobs¬†for unemployed birds without any¬†marketable skills¬†were pretty thin on the ground, all of them¬†eagerly¬†accepted.¬†Well, ‚Äúeagerly‚ÄĚ might be overstating the case a little‚Ķ still, six years of long hours and lousy pay later, they‚Äôre all still here, and everyone agreed that it was an anniversary¬†worth celebrating.

Nan handled the invitations, primarily because she’s the only one whose handwriting is legible. Everyone else’s looks like chicken scratch.

She sent them out by carrier pigeon to save on postage.

Eve headed up the decorations committee. She was on a very tight budget, but Eve has a knack for getting her friends to work for nothing and consider it a privilege to do so.

For example, her friend Louella was thrilled when Eve asked her to make…

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4 thoughts on “Happy birthday, Bob: Now we are six

  1. This one is unusually clever – I chuckled my way through it. Well deserving of the several reblogs it garnered – and I’m not surprised to see that you picked it up. You seem to have a nose for the good stuff.
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to educate a world!”

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