August 21st, 2008

New Look

Officially Pushing Forty

So here it is... my Birthday, August 21.

So to commemorate my annual ritual of getting even older (and my last year of being in my thirties) I present my collection of...

You know you're getting old when...Collapse )

Not so coincidentally, I was also born 106 years after the infamous Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence (future home of the Jayhawks), a major flashpoint in the intense Kansas-Missouri feud that still reverberates to this day, played out in the Jayhawks vs. the Tigers. (Also the reason the City Seal of Lawrence includes a phoenix rising from the ashes).