Tuesday, November 10, 2009



A simple -- but meaningful -- number.

Twenty-six letters in the alphabet.

It's the atomic number of iron.

Michigan is the 26th state admitted to the union.

It's the length of a marathon, give or take a yard or 385.

A rhombicuboctahedron is a 26-sided object.

XXVI in Roman numerals.

110102 in binary.

And today, it's the age of my Number 2 son, the Drama King, who today takes his first step into his LATE 20s and his second quarter-century of life.

How did this happen? When did my little boy with his head in the clouds turn into a man?

Oh. Wait.

Happy birthday, Drama King. I love you, even if you don't want to grow up.


songbird's crazy world said...

happy birthday to your "baby".

Pamela said...

A rhombicuboctahedron apparently has nothing on the drama king.

Happy birtday!

Burgh Baby said...

Happy birthday to Drama King! ::Now repeat that sentence 26 times, please and thank you::

LceeL said...

Happy Birthday, DK MAN (masked crusader who fights for Truth, Justice, and his own particular way).

Joyce-Anne said...

Happy Birthday DK!!!!!

The Duchess of Wessex said...

Fantastic post!

Happy, you-gave-birth day! And, a happy bday to Darma King too!

Jenni said...

What a great photo! Happy birthday to your boy!

nikki said...

Awww yeah, you said Michigan!

Happy birthday Drama King!

Roger said...

Happy Birthday to Drama King!!!

You forgot to mention that 26 is also the number of spacetime dimensions in bosonic string theory. :)


That 26 is the gematric number of the true name of God - YHWH.

Have a great day, and an even better dinner!!

Roger said...

Wikipedia is great for this kind of stuff, isn't it? :)

Siobhan said...

Such a handsome 'boy'. Happy birthday to him!

HalfAsstic.com said...

BWAHAHAHA! He's adorable! And very Superheroish! That is so a word!
It's also funny that today is also my oldest girls birthday! 20!
She is now in her "terrible two's"! Heh!

Karen said...

Happy 26th. LOVE the painted-on ring.

Kila said...

Happy Birthday!

Huckdoll said...

Way to be born, Drama King! 26 is a great age to be.

Cool post, mama!

Nap Warden said...

Happy Birthday DK!

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