[LMB] Birthday Tixie

Jean Lamb tlambs1138 at charter.net
Mon Jan 29 18:35:18 GMT 2018

Happy birthday to Laura Gallagher, who is 49 today! Your treat is a lovely
trip to Beta Colony for a bit of rest, relaxation and possibly shopping
(Beta is famous for their indoor malls as well as their level of
technology). For some odd reason, tote bags from Sieglings' are popular
there (sadly, most of them are knockoffs, but the originals are made with
non-synthetic fibers, so it's not that hard to tell the difference. Plus,
the logos on the knockoffs tend to be holographic because the tourists like
them better). But I digress. You are awarded a rather valuable swipe-ring
for your shopping needs, and a float chair to carry you and/or all your
purchases. For your companion, you are delighted to see Elizabeth Naismith,
who rides along on in a chair of her own, and she is happy to gossip about
her daughter and her grandchildren for the whole day, as you shop and stop
at various eateries along the way. It is a little disconcerting to see the
ices appear to have a Pop Rocks base, but they're very tasty anyway. You are
slightly lionized by some when it becomes apparent that you have not only
seen horses outside a zoo but have occasionally ridden them. 


The day ends with a sumptuous banquet in your honor, and toasts (Madam
Naismith's academic circle is rather wide, so you are assured of proper


Happy Birthday! 


Jean Lamb

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