birthdays
My birthday is on St. Patrick’s Day, AKA the holiday for which people from Ireland get the day off to celebrate the patron Saint Patrick in respectable ways while people from my country dye things Crayola green and drink themselves into the ground.
atlantic city
There's nothing noble about pretending like you don't have a birthday.
birthday parties
Birthday parties are supposed to be the ultimate in frivolity--it’s literally a day all about you!-- but that’s also what makes them emotional landmines.