A Very Merry Birthday to You, hfcMofo! (aka: hotflashcarol)


Sagittarius has a lively personality and is an optimist. Considered one of the most fun-loving signs of the zodiac, Sagittarians are direct, forthright, and sometimes completely tactless as they say exactly what they’re thinking! This can be seen as refreshing honesty, or bluntness, depending on the audience. Sagittarius is restless and inquisitive, and often will make quick jaunts impulsively just for a change of scenery. Constantly seeking out something new and stimulating, Sagittarians often have another goal in mind even before they accomplish the first. Sagittarius is naturally questioning and interested in the big picture, and can be quite philosophical or opinionated.
Planet: Jupiter; Element: Fire; Quality: Mutable; Color: Purple; Day: Thursday; Stone: Turquoise; Part of Body Ruled: Liver and hips; Motto: I philosophize; Energy: Yang

Your Personality Profile:

You have the ability to light up a room when you enter it. Others gravitate to you easily, likely because you are very easy to like. Your charm is multi-layered. One of its main ingredients is your versatility. You love people and can easily imitate others, and your many faces appeal to many! As multi-talented and multi-faceted as you are, you are also very shrewd and determined. While you may seem to have a finger in many pies, you are not scattered in focus. Bored easily, you need movement and activity in your life in order to keep stimulated. The good news is you are capable of creating it, and don’t rely on others.

I’d laughed at the ‘making faces’ and imitations part.  I’m Sagittarius, too, and do voices and faces, some are pretty horrifying.  When I was a teen, I used to tell people that I’d once been on the Ed Sullivan Show doing my faces.  (ahem)

This page has more about those born on Nov. 30; this one notes famous (and infamous) people born on your birthday.  Hint: Abbie Hoffman was; Billy Idol, too.  ;)

This is a link to ‘PBS Nature: In the Valley of the Wolves’; I do hope it’s good, as I know how much you love the critters.


And a new dead-out rap song you might just like: Muja Messiah – Pocket Full of Slave Owners ft. Brother Ali, Boots…  (wish Muja had a bit more rhythm in him….)

You likely know that Boots’ mama died recently; isn’t she beautiful?  Here’s an interview with him at IamHipHop magazine.

Some soulful Jerry Jeff:

I reckon you’ll love this one, too.  Smooooooothe.

This one got into my head last night…well…half of it.  It never fails to knock my socks off.

I love you, cielito, and hope your day is wonderful, and that your trip has been, as well.

Hugs and kisses.

12 responses to “A Very Merry Birthday to You, hfcMofo! (aka: hotflashcarol)

  1. Just dropping in to say thank you and I will read this later tonight. My birthday has been very special so far and this continues that trend. xoxoxoxo

  2. wendydavis, you are so sweet to compile all this amazing stuff for me, including a Jerry Jeff song that I don’t think I have ever heard before. This SF trip has been so much fun. I started my day off with Glide Church and it did not disappoint. Then I had lunch at the Stinking Rose in North Beach and coffee at Cafe Trieste and good times with new friends. I am feeling an incredible amount of gratitude right now. I am lucky to have someone like you “on my squad,” as Chris likes to say. I’ll post or email more later but for now, if you’re still up, sweet dreams and thank you for this lovely birthday post.

  3. Oooh, i remember how much you love the glide church; how glorious that it fed your spirit! i can’t tell you how envious i am of your trip, but it did cause me to remember some of the sights and scents of san francisco i loved so well.

    i thought i’d remembered you loving jerry jeff’s ‘little bird’, and i did play it, but this one suited my mood yesterday. the man can sing a ballad that makes one pensive, if not….tearful, can’t he?

    love to you, and i’m glad this birthday card added to your celebration; you deserve all the best in the world. never doubt it, amiga. xoxoxx

  4. what happened to your eddie izzard avatar, by the by?

  5. Well Well Carol of the Hot Flashes AKA hfcmofo. LOL

    Happy Birthday to you. San Fransisco eh? With coffee in the north beach area? Please make sure to eat Italian food at ANY of the Italian joints on North Beach.Then PLEASE make sure to have a bowl of Clam Chowdr at ANY of the beachfront joints there.

    Then at some point eat Mexican food (I strongly recommend a Burrito Asada Americana yum yum) in the Mission District.

    I lived 30 miles south of “The City” in San Jose and the south bay for years. Oh and taking a walk onto the Haight Ashbury neighborhood is suuuuuch a disappointment eh? Most of the real hippies have moved away.

    Happy B Day. There you have “Irish” Mike’s recommendation for san Francisco. Oh and do NOT call it “Frisco” That angers the natives. LOL

  6. Sorry I am late, hfc, but happy birthday anyway!

    You probably already saw this, (apologies, the youtube said ‘no longer available’ so I had to visit huff post for it.) I love the kiddie chuckles.


    (Sailed into SF Harbor beneath the Golden Gate midsummer’s day, 1956 on the Orsova (P&O Line). Love, love love that city. I left my heart…)

  7. Hi Michael and Juliania – So sorry that I missed these comments when you made them. SF was lovely and everyone spoiled me for my birthday. I did eat food in North Beach, too much food, at the Stinking Rose and then walked it all off by climbing up the stairs to Coit Tower. It’s fun to do that touristy stuff that you never do when you live there.

  8. Whoops, thought I was logged in. That was me being Anonymous. :)

  9. Well, yay, hfc! Hi back atcha! I came along here thinking to add my greetings for wendye’s hopefully very wonderful day, saw yours on fdl before, and belated is belated but the day seems to have spread itself out into the week, as the best birthdays often do, so happy day here again!

    I was coming to celebrate Pepe Escobar’s latest info – don’t know where to put it, but let’s all climb aboard that Orient Express I say, and leave our kalashnikovs behind – doesn’t the Silk Road sound inviting? I’m gonna get me a ticket to the Powerball, and once I win it you are all invited! (Of course we’ll have to take a clipper ship over to Shanghai as I don’t believe in flying any more, but that’s a minor detail.)

    I’m sure wendye’s already noticed this, but here it is for the record:


    I have such a great book about Turkmenistan’s fab horses, the Akhal-Teke, “. . .it has enormous stamina (it can cover 125 miles a day for weeks on end) and beauty (a much longer neck than other horses and an iridescent coat.)” [“Sacred Horses – the Memoirs of a Turkmen Cowboy” by Jonathan Maslow]

  10. Um, gingersnaps recipe, dare I ask? I’m always on the hunt for the perfect gingersnap, and it sounds like you have the key, wendye. [But I’ll understand if it’s one of those things you’ll need to keep close or it may lose its potency; just know my mouth’s watering…]

  11. i hadn’t read it, but it is the same one tom dispatch is promoting at my.fdl just now. i admit that i’ve had *almost*, but not total, tunnel vision for weeks about killings and brutality by police, and the wonderful, inspirational, relentless protests by blacks and others of various other hues.

    are you in a hurry for the gingersnap recipe? i also have a wonderful soft ginger cookie recipe my friend gay gave me. if not, and say if you are, i’d meant to cross-post my sinfully delicious cornbread recipe here, and i could add both. did you get your oven fixed or replaced? i seem to remember you were without one.

  12. No hurry whatsoever – and I just copied the two recipes you put up, thanks a bunch! I added my own childhood memory one to that – inspires me to do some baking. No big oven, but a friend gave me (that’s what friends are for) a super gigantic heavy duty toaster oven that looks like it will do just fine – gonna test it out with my stripeys. (Incidentally, I meant to say on the measuring tools, for the teaspoon a measuring teaspoon is best. Still seems a lot of baking powder, and at my altitude I cut it back quite a bit.)

    That cornbread recipe looks great and not hard for klutzy no-bake me; gonna try it!

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