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It’s a special Saturday, all-birthday edition of Ask Amelia!
My birthday is at the end of January. Always the worst weather and the most depressing time of year. Can I change it to the end of July? — @ThatElJefe
Dear El Jefe,
Take a note from another boss — her majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England. Her actual birthday is April 21, but the Queen’s official birthday is a Saturday in June (not necessarily the same weekend every year). Choose a date that works for you and make that your official birthday. If it’s good enough for the Queen, it’s good enough for the boss.
What’s the best birthday gift you’ve ever received?
Several years ago, my mother brought me into this world, and it happened on my birthday. I’d say my parents giving me life was the best birthday gift ever, making every other gift possible. I also like jewelry and peonies.
If Donald Trump doesn’t get invited to your party, he may throw a separate party. What party should conservatives go to?
Trump was definitely not invited to my party, so conservatives have a decision to make. I have very pretty hair and am not insane, so they should come to my party or send a gift.
I feel we need a celebration for every birthday. No quiet birthdays; people need to celebrate. What do you think?
I absolutely agree. Birthdays are to be celebrated. Under duress, if necessary. Just never throw a surprise party, because nobody wants that.
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