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Today, as it happens, is my birthday, and jonbaker gave me presents. Five of 'em.

1. The Omnious Omnibus, which is the first three books of the Lemony Snicket Series (I got that one last week, because I happened to be there when he opened the package. Unfortunate.)

2. Eragon by Christopher Paolini. I've never heard of this YA fantasy, but he saw I was reading Scott Westerfield (btw - the "Uglies" series? Must read.)

3. Mark Goodman's World of Jewish Cooking, which has recipes I actualy might try, so very, very cool, and which I got at midnight last night.

4. The one item I'd requested, a nostepinne. This is a turned wooden rod used for winding balls of yarn. I've *been* using my thumb and pens and rolled up newspaper wound with clear packing tape, all of which worked, but this feels NICE in my hand. I have a thing for fine woods.

5. And the surprise, which came in the same box as the nostepinne. A top-weighted drop spindle and roving (unspun wool.)


And I got a birthday present from my mother - she's engaged! I'm still dancing about that one.


Happy birthday, and many more, each better than the previous!

Mazal tov on your birthday and your mom's engagement.

I have and have read Eragon and will soon get Eldest. I'm going to have my girls read it and then we'll go see the movie when it comes out.

Happy Birthday!!

*big hug*

happy birthday and mazal tov!


Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!

May it be a wonderful year for you, and your mother :-)

Happy Birthday!

I'd love to hear your opinions on Eragon when you finish reading it. My feelings on the book were mixed, though I think he gets much better in the second.

Congratulations to your mother, as well.

Happy birthdy! :)


Happy birthday! And congratulations to your mother--that is a great present!

Haaapy birthday to yooou!
Haaapy birthday to yoooou!
Happy birthday, dear MamaaaDeeeb!
Happy birthday to yOOOOUUUUU!!!

and Congradulations to your mother! This is an excellent weekend!

Happy birthday! Let me know what you think of Eragon. My son's a big fan of that series, and we've been listening to Eragon on CD in the car lately. The movie comes out next month. I'd love to have someone to discuss it with. :-)

Happiest of birthdays, my dear! Here's to many more, each better than the last. *smooch*

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday & mazel tov!

Happy birthday, and congratulations to your mom!


And Mazal tov!
And yay books!

Happy Birthday!!!

And ooo - drop spindle and roving!!!

Happy birthday. What great and thoughtful gifts. I'm sure you will get much enjoyment out of them.

Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday to you. I hope your day went exactly as you wished it to.

Oh happy birthday! Congrats to your mother too. Good luck to both of you.

Happy Birthday, Deb.

(I've been very bad keeping up with birthdays.)

I hope you had a wonderful day and enjoy the gifts! They are all wonderful to get.

Happy Birthday! I hope it was a good one.

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday. :)