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a note that there's a special birthday page up for Andrew. You
can check it out at http://www.onthisside.net/andrewbday2005.html.
Happy birthday our dear, darling, sensitive, smart, very, very, very,
veeerrry OLD angelic friend. ;-)
Dispute Turns Messy at Birthday Party
City, Asteri-- This year Andrew’s birthday was bound to be
different. With party-planner and fancier, JenniAnn, out of town
August it was assumed this year would involve a quiet, less frenetic
celebration. However, that assumption proved misguided when a
soiree in the garden behind Willowveil erupted into a food fight.
was some disagreement regarding how many candles to light. One
wanted a slew to mark Andrew’s expansive number of years. The
half wanted a modest, symbolic 3 standing for past, present, and
future,” Adam explained as he ducked behind a tree having all ready had
his suit splattered in emerald green icing.
himself stood beneath a willow tree, hoping to be concealed by its
branches as he picked buttercream out of his long locks.
though still with a blue streak of frosting framing the right side of
his face, Andrew dashed from his hiding place and hopped up on a picnic
table. “Hey batter, batter!” he bellowed. Having gotten
attention he then suggested that a truce be called since there was no
longer much of a cake to put candles on.
Dyelanders readily agreed and spent the rest of the afternoon
monitoring the squirrels, birds, rabbits, and other wildlife that
wandered in to be sure they did not go into diabetic shock.
was definitely a birthday to remember!” Andrew exclaimed with a
“But next year I may use my position as former president to have an
amendment added to our constitution banning candles at my party."
turns out the frosting dye was semi-permanent.)
Mystified by Some Birthday Gifts
Dyeland City, Asteri-- After an eventful celebration,
Andrew retired to his house to open the many presents that had
accumulated in the days preceding his birthday. Among the gifts
several clothing items, some baked goods, and miscellaneous
not quite sure what I’m supposed to do with this
but I guess it’s amusing,” a doubtful angel declared upon opening a
bobble head leprechaun from Monica.
then moved on to a bag
from Legolas. Discovering that it contained bread, Andrew eagerly
sampled it. “This is pretty good. But… I only ate a small
feel like I’ve just eaten a 5 course meal. Odd.”
gifts were a few scrapbook pages shipped to him from JenniAnn, a
self-assigned history of pocket watches report penned by Gloria, and a
blanket lovingly crocheted for him by Tess. “Aww, I’d heard she’d
taken up crocheting during her last assignment. I’m so touched
she took the time to make this for me!” Andrew murmured, pulling the
blanket around his shoulders.
gift especially close to the angel’s heart was a glass with “Reserved
for Andrew, the angel” sent to him by Ben Mason, friend and bar
Included was a note reading “We’ve got a matching one saved here for
you at the ‘Sign of the Dove’!”
angel’s emotional gift opening
was interrupted by a knock on the door. Andrew’s visitors
several Dyelanders bearing a delicious and complete marble sheet cake
in honor of their friend.
can’t express my gratitude to the
Father and my friends here and through out Creation for this wonderful
day,” Andrew said as he smiled gratefully at the crowd.
(Photo Credits: The photograph
used on this page is from "Touched by an Angel" and owned by CBS
Productions, Caroline Productions, and Moon Water Productions. It
is not being used to seek profit.)