[LMB] Happy Birthday to Gretchen Wright!

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 03:45:57 BST 2018


I think you mean Vorbarr Sultana.  Vorbarr Santana is where they have rock
concerts.

*grin, duck, run like crazy*

And Vorbarr Sultana was named after the steamboat.  They thought naming the
capital city after a disaster was appropriate.

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 6:19 PM, Gretchen Wright <
gretchen.m.wright at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you so very very much! I’ve been avoiding the list until I finished
> reading Vashnoi, which I made myself wait till Tuesday to start.
>
> That was a very lovely tour. Sorry if I already asked this, does anyone
> else think of Budapest when reading descriptions of Vorbarr Santana?
>
> Gretchen
>
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 7:26 AM <adkinslawfirm at mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> > In celebration of this auspicious natal anniversary, you're going on an
> > architectural tour of Vorbarr Sultana with none other than Professor
> > Vorthys as your guide.  A walk at your preferred pace around many
> > historical and improbable landmarks, such as public fountains, about
> which
> > the professor's almost as snarky as his charming spouse, from whom he
> > picked up many tidbits about the donors.
> >
> > Y'all take a break in the caravanserai at a most agreeable café, where
> the
> > desserts are almost as improbable as the buildings and fountains you've
> > been enjoying. In the afternoon, there's a cruise on the river, where you
> > may enjoy cooling breezes, details of engineering projects along the
> river,
> > or naps.  The Professor is a restful and entertaining companion.  Your
> day
> > culminates with a Vorthys family dinner on the river, provided by Kosti
> > Katering.  You enjoy meeting the Vorthys children and savoring the wonder
> > of the grandchildren at the fireworks overhead.  The Professor's wonder
> is
> > even more childlike, as his wife watches him fondly.  The wonder never
> > grows old.
> >
> > I hope you enjoy your special day.
> >
> > Jerrie
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