Monday, July 04, 2011

Happy Fourth

True story:  My birthday is tomorrow.  As a child, I was sure that all the fireworks and bar-b-queing and patriotic hub-bub was in honor of my birthday.  A sort of pre-celebration if you will.  The adults in my life thought it was sweet and let me continue with my little fantasy.  Others, I'm sure, thought I was enjoying a harmless joke but knew the truth.  Until, in the fourth grade, while studying American independence from Britain, Mrs. Bergman elucidated the meaning behind the fireworks and bar-b-ques.  I, of course, corrected her knowing full well that the festivities were for my birthday.  She simply looked at me with pity and said, "Very funny Sarah, please sit down." Happy fourth everyone!




christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Oh my goodness...adorable story! Happy belated birthday and 4th!!! said...

What a very cute story, thank you for sharing! :]
Happy Birthday!!!

Tereza Anton said...

Happy 4th of July!

anita said...

Happy Happy Birthday Sarah!!
Celebrate well!!!

Connie said...

Well, for me at least, I thought it was all about you too! Happy 4th, and Happy Birthday!