[LMB] Birthday Tixie

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu Aug 15 18:32:34 BST 2019

Later on, those of us from the list who're filkers or other kinds of
musicians get together with the Provincara's musical servants, and sing
songs far into the night.

On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 12:29 PM Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:

> Today is the silver anniversary of The List! We gather together this time
> at
> the castle of our gracious hostess, the Provincara who offered Cazaril a
> haven in his time of need. Everyone finds themselves in appropriate garb,
> and there are plenty of maids and valets to assist. For those with physical
> problems, nobody bats an eye at the float chairs--they're assumed to be a
> temporary miracle of the Mother for today's events. James is in the
> kitchen,
> of course, and pleased at the spices available for his specialties (mmm,
> curry!). Proper instruments are found for those who wish to sing, and soon
> the voices of Pat Mathews, Gwynne, Aruqvan, Pouncer, Jerrie, and many
> others
> are being raised in song. Micki is getting a tour of the gardens along with
> others interested in them. Others include Eric, Matthew, Sylvia, the
> Wenrich
> clan, Jim Parish, and many lurkers who normally stay quiet. Michael
> Bernardi
> and his list administrators are having a nice time as well. Kevin's leg is
> better today, along with others who have been ailing--the Lakewalker crowd
> are a little surprised to be transported so far away from their home, but
> don't mind doing a little groundwork for their supper. The Vorkosigan clan
> is also there, while a tall Temple sorceror of the Bastard is having a
> great
> time with Umegat.
> The air is balmy with occasional cool breezes, and everyone seems to enjoy
> themselves. The Chancellor and his family are there as well, while the
> Provincara loves having a mob, especially when she discovers her guests try
> to leave things cleaner than they found them. Umegat, Penric, and Dowager
> Royina Ista enjoy ridding the place of pests, so nobody gets bug bit.
> The various Birthday Tixies gather together and have a go at the punchbowl
> laid out just for them.
> Everyone has a wonderful time (burp!) and there are fireworks at night.
> Yay Happy Birthday for us all!
> Jean Lamb
> tlambs1138 at charter.net
> https://www.amazon.com/Jean-Lamb/e/B00IR0YO20
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