The Lost Half-Birthdays – Happy Leap Day To You!

Today is my brother’s half-birthday. (By the way, he happens to be a great writer. When you have a moment, check out his blog, Speak of the Daniel) It is also my mother in-law’s half-birthday.  While neither of them were born during a leap-year, they still have a bit of a leap-day “claim to fame”. They only have a “half-birthday” every four years.

Enjoy Half a Birthday Cake!
Enjoy Half a Birthday Cake! courtesy of Suite 112

This is really a silly, trivial thing, but I am a nerd. I find it terribly interesting.

In the news and blogrolls today, you will find plenty of references to the famous people born on February 29th:

But what of the famous people born on August 29?

Let’s hear it for:

To all of you who deserve a proper celebration of your half-birthday, milk it for all it’s worth! It only comes around once every four years.

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