age was [DWJ] books

Minnow minnow at
Mon Jun 18 09:00:11 EDT 2007

>On 6/16/07, Minnow <minnow at> wrote:
>> I am now counting on my fingers to try to work out how old I am, and I
>> *think* it's 52, but it might be 53.  Life would be easier if I had been
>> born on 1st January, but my parents failed to take my future arithmetical
>> incapacity into account and I arrived in September.

>But September is a blessed and honorable month in which to be born! Everyone
>knows that!
>(heading for 39 on September 12)

I have a feeling that owing to the readjustment of the calendar in
17-whenever-it-was, my present birthday's date is the day Oliver Cromwell
died.  I'd say September is a better month for being born than for dying,
at least so far.


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