Rousing renditions of “Happy Birthday”: 5
Birthday Cakes: 3
Icabod Crane Piñata: 1
Times Watching Disney’s 1949 “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (narrated by Bing Crosby!) With Eleventh Graders: 2
Long Walk Through Golden Forest: 1
Notes of love and greeting from friends, family and students: Countless
Thanks to all, near and far, for blessing me with love and encouragement on my birthday!