Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Adinah's Birthday Index



(apologies to Harper's)

Number of (large) bowls of popcorn popped for Adinah's birthday party: 4

Number of cakes: 3

Varieties of bubbly drinks available for adult consumption: Cider (4.5% alcohol), Champagne, Proseco, mineral water

Number of face-painted clown cats in attendance: 1

Number of adopted children: 4

Number of adopted Ethiopian children: 3

Ratio of Ethiopian children to blond children: 1:1

Ratio of kids to adults: 11:13

Screaming fits: 4

Songs requested by the birthday girl: "El Paso" by Marty Robbins, "Monkey Man" by Toots and the Maytals, "You are My Sunshine" by Elizabeth Mitchell

Broken dishes: 2

Spilled juice cartons: 2

Blood shed: none

Party duration: 5 hours

Clean up time: 1 hour

4 comments:

Susan said...

Happy birthday Adinah!

pat said...

Thank you, Susan, and Adinah writes, hfhweeuiocdbnvki VGHHJCkdfkl. !

Anonymous said...

Love the Harpers-like list! Really able to get a sense of the B-Day party because of it. Happy B-Day Adinah!

Tina

pat said...

Will pass on the hello, Tina! Adinah still talks about you and Dino and Edie, and got very excited to hear you might come visit!