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16 January 2006
  Happy Birthday to Me


Before I go to bed, I'll take a brief moment to thank my gracious Lord for 49 years (plus 9 months) of life. I'm sitting in the lobby of the Hampton Inn in Fort Wayne, Indiana, waiting for the Theological Symposia to begin after participating in the blog conference. Since Mrs. Vark had to stay home with the kids while I ran off to school, I went out after the conference with some of my "extended" family — with Dr. Ed "Cranach" Veith, Jason "Theology Geek" Evans, and Eric "Catmom" Stefanski for dinner and a beer. We talked shop, ate hot wings and steak, and solved most of the world's (and a few of Christendom's) problems over a couple cold beers. If only one of us had been taking notes ...

I've already seen a number of other members of my blogroll, including some I'd never before met in the flesh. I'm truly blessed to have a God who lets me talk about His grace, a family who let me run off in the middle of winter to learn more about the Lord, and friends to greet me when I get here.
 
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Happy birthday!
 
Happy Birthday, sir!
 
BTW, sir, who was in attendance at the Lutheran blogger conference? Thank you.
 
Happy Birthday, indeed!

Boy, dinner not only with Dr. Veith, but also with Fr. Grabauski -- hopefully you & the good doctor were able to show the good father the error of his ways wrt blogging! ;-)

I just hope that his leaving Arkansas (and who *wouldn't* want to do that! LOL) hasn't caused the CAT41 servers to start horking up hairballs...

-ghp
 
Sorry I had to miss it. Indiana Jane told me it was quite enjoyable.

I've only drank beer wtih CATMOM once. But I remember it well and hope the opportunity comes again.
 
I'm singing and signing "Happy Birthday to you!" :)

May God give you at least 49 more years, all of them wonderfully splendid and blessed.
 
Woot!

Happy Birthday. I'm sorry I couldn't be there to buy you a beer. :)
 
Happy birthday! I'm sorry that I couldn't be there so that Dan could buy both of us a beer!
 
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