One Spectacular Birthday

When Leanna and I first came up with this crazy idea on the streets of New York City, it sounded silly. Sure, I could ask a bunch of my friends to wear tiaras on my birthday…but would they? Was this going to be the dumbest idea in the history of ideas? Was I going to regret my 1-11-11 birthday…

EXPLORE

Happy Birthday, Pig!

Tracy just pointed out that today was also Pig’s birthday from Pearls Before Swine! This is super special and awesome to me — you might remember, I’m a big fan of Stephan Pastis. He’s a super nice and crazy fun guy. He’s also a Talented Capricorn of Greek Descent — his birthday’s later this week. Some of you might…

EXPLORE

Best Birthday Photo Album Ever

…and it’s not even 11:11 yet! I already have tiara greetings from all over the world from humans, dogs, cats, fish…even piggies! The tiaras are wide-ranging and imaginative, and the only things I love more are the people wearing them. Here’s my birthday twin, author Richard Wright, who is currently in New Delhi and also celebrating a 1-11-11 birthday…

EXPLORE

The Princess’s Birthday Eve

I am currently kicking myself. For my birthday, Dad got together an entire collage of the folks he works with at Knight’s Armament, all wearing tiaras. That’s right — crowns, books, and guns galore — and I left the CD on the dining room table. Mom put it in a box with the rest of my presents and it’s…

EXPLORE

Princess Alethea’s World-Wide Tiara Birthday Spectacular!

The votes are in, and everybody agrees. Mark your calendars! What: Princess Alethea’s 35th Birthday Spectacular When: January 11, 2011 Where: Your blog (or facebook page) Who: YOU, wearing a tiara! As discussed previously,35 is my mother’s favorite number. I’m only going to turn 35 once. As it happens, that happy event will occur in less than a month,…

EXPLORE

The Birthday Dilemma

Okay, guys. I need your help on this one. My sister and I were once discussing our favorite numbers. My mother pondered aloud what her own favorite number might be. Without missing a beat, my sister and I immediately spouted “35.” It’s always been 35 with my mother. “I have told you 35 times to empty that dishwasher” or…

EXPLORE