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Doria Hughes tells "Happy Birthday to Me" 1-26-09

At the first MouthOff of 2009, I told this story - as told to me by my parents - of my first birthday.

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Location: Toscanini's, Main Street, Cambridge, MA


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Comment by Norah Dooley on January 31, 2009 at 5:58pm
Happy Birthday - great story.
Love this - Born almost on Brede's Day? -You Celtic esque godess!
I heard the celebrate out in front of Bredes cave - no? 19 candles and 19 virgins - somewhere in Ireland. Catholics swiped it for St Bridget - but they are not fooling anybody.
all the best -
Comment by andrea lovett on January 30, 2009 at 12:59pm
Hi Doria, Happy Birthday Cambridge baby. Me too, I am on Super Bowl Sunday. nice tradition canoli birthday.
like the idea of Imbok pregnant with Spring. Happy Bridget day.I miss you telling Laura and I all your stories on the way to and from our Wednesday gig. Andrea


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