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January 30, 2006

Yappy New Year!

Welcome to the year of the fire dog.

I was born in the year of the metal dog (Feb 6, 1970 to Jan 26, 1971). As all my various horoscopes, chart readings, zodiac and Myers-Briggs tests indicate, I am loyal, a good leader, keeps secrets for friends, hard-headed, blah blah blah. They are all the same and remarkably accurate for me.

The Beaverhausen family has a new dog named 'Saffy'. But, since it's the year of the fire dog they shoulda named it 'Safire'. Is it named after the sagacious daughter from 'AbFab'? Does that make John and Jamie more like Edie and Patsy? The answer is too obvious.

Posted by jimbo at January 30, 2006 11:58 AM


They're going to revoke your membership card if you're not careful Jimbo. "Saffy" or "Saffron" was the daughter, aka the "miserable little turnip." "Bubble" was the secretary.

My favorite quote:

"I mean, why not just have a Stupidity Tax? Just tax the stupid people!"

Posted by: Boo Augustus at January 30, 2006 12:23 PM

Tsk-- Bubble was the AbFab secretary. Saffy was Edina's daughter. Let me see your gay card! ;-)


Posted by: Wulf at January 30, 2006 1:00 PM

I was about to leave the same comment as the two above. Good way to deflect from the "dawg" comments, though.

Posted by: sam at January 30, 2006 1:55 PM

Man, I just read the personality description for the metal dog (I made the cut with 4 days to spare). Amazing how accurate it is.

Well, except the "high moral stance" part . . . if you believe guys sleeping with guys is immoral there's a problem there. Just to be on the safe side, I'm modifying it to "high standards," i.e., "because of the high standards for the guys they choose to sleep with, they are inspiring beyond measure." Much better.

Posted by: Boo Augustus at January 30, 2006 2:04 PM

I'm so sorry! I'll do my AbFab homework more thoroughly next time! Error corrected.

Posted by: jimbo at January 30, 2006 3:35 PM

Hmmm. I had no idea that I was a metal dog (October 1970), and I would prefer to be a diamond dog. I am definitely not a wallflower.

How come we don't have a gay calendar of years?

Posted by: Glenn at January 31, 2006 8:23 AM

Of course, in hindsight, we all come off as quite the bitchy AbFab queens. I guess we're just compensating for the fact that, though we apparently have excellent AbFab street cred, our bird watching street cred is lacking.

Incidentally, I'm going to Panama in three weeks. Anything special I should be on the look out for as I wander around the tropical research centers?

Posted by: Boo Augustus at January 31, 2006 9:31 AM

I don't know how I was not able to put this together previously - other than perhaps I suck at math.

you were born in the 70s?

suddenly I am feeling rather old.

Posted by: WindReader at January 31, 2006 1:30 PM