Happy birthday hugs and scritches to autographedcat, dear friend and all-around great guy. Your friendship was one of the best things to come out of my time in Atlanta. I miss you.
And a belated happy birthday to starmalachitewhose decision to get married on her birthday offers her sweetie future opportunities to forget two important occasions simultaneously. (Not that he would...) A bouquet of hugs to you, my dear; you were my first friend in filk, and the kindest of guides.