The birthday cake was given to dogs (I don’t sweets to avoid rotting of my frail teeth), birthday beer (Sierra Nevada Wheat) was emptied out in front of Facebook in the company of everyone and no one, and another year on my shoulders was received with a shrug. Weeping over or celebrating getting older is for pussies. We are made of steel like the core of a guitar string – we shiver but do not wear nor tear. We only break when we can’t bear the song.
THANK YOU for birthday gift captions!
To remind you which picture was captioned, here it is:
And now, the winners. We got a tie!
“Mme. Rodin was the only one aware of the secret behind her husband’s
From: Paolo in Berlin
“If you ever expect me to get around to cleaning that, you might just
consider thinking on the couch.”
From: Anna in Amsterdam
“Keep your eyes closed! If you can’t see her, she can’t see you…”
“She’d heard about the term but never seen it in action: ‘Mind Dump’.”
From: Cecile in Luxembourg
“- …and this way, class, our model can stay in pose for a lonnnnng time.”
From: Wendy in Brooklyn
CONGRATULATIONS, Paolo, Anna, Romo, Cecile and Wendy! Way to go.
We are posting the next picture (7) in need of caption tomorrow morning. It is grim, weird and captivating. Stay tuned!