[LMB] Birthday Tixie

Jim Parish jparish at siue.edu
Wed Jan 6 04:19:23 GMT 2016

Thank you for the kind words and the delightful, if all too brief, 
holiday. Unfortunately, the time machine returned me to a point a day 
later than the pickup; hence this delayed response. (I did manage to 
catch Star Wars CCXV before returning. I'll spare you the spoilers. Boy 

Jim Parish
careful to distinguish "Ex-Tixie" from "Ecstasy". ("Ecstasy" is the 
print on my computer-room wall, from a painting by my non-relative 
Maxfield Parrish.)

Jean Lamb wrote:
> Hurrah for former Tixie Chief Jim Parish! 58 years ago his parents were
> lucky enough to have him, just as we are lucky enough to have him now. All
> the Birthday Tixies are a little surprised to find themselves in a gracious
> room singing "Happy Birthday" to him, but it's not for long and the matter
> transporter put everybody back in the right spot-I hope. (Please report any
> spacetime anomalies to the nice gentleman in the blue police box, he'll be
> very helpful).
> For your present day, Jim, you will be allowed to watch (and if you like,
> play) the Barrayaran version of polo (don't worry, the head is a fake one).
> The Council of Counts is having their annual tournament today on Sergyar (to
> avoid territorial questions and to get them of the Emperor's hair for a
> week). The games are being hosted by former Vice-Reine Dowager Countess
> Cordelia (where she is attended by Admiral Jole). Hope you have a wonderful
> time!
> Jean Lamb
> tlambs1138 at charter.net <mailto:tlambs1138 at charter.net>
> Look for Jean Lamb's author page on Amazon-
> http://www.amazon.com/Jean-Lamb/e/B00IR0YO20/
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