Posted on December 23, 2013
Posted by John Scalzi
Athena Marie Scalzi, December 23rd. 2013. Fifteen years old today.
Happy 15th! Now… conquer the world!
♪♫Happy Birthday to Athena!♪♫
She looks beautiful. More like her mother every day! :-)
Have a most blessed 15th Birthday! :)
Wish her a happy birthday from me (so she can say, “WHO??” )
Happy birthday to her. :)
Capricorn birthdays are the BEST.
Fifteen is a fabulous age! Enjoy every minute it, Athena!
I’ve only “met” her on this site, but I’m wishing her all of the best on her birthday and beyond…Happy 15th!
Woo hoo — a day filled with awesome people’s birthdays — my darling life mate’s birthday is also today! Congratulations to your Capricorn on the Sag Cusp!
Exactly 70 years after my grandmother. Hopefully Athena can achieve as much and be as awesome as her.
My warmest regards to her, my deepest sympathies to you and her mom ;)
Fifteen. That’s only, what, six months until a learner’s permit? The milestone every parent dreads. Good luck to the both of you, and brace yourself now!
And it looks like she’s looking down at the camera; is your kid taller than you?
I bet she was your best Christmas present ever.
Happy birthday, Athena!
Ever see a photographer change position in order to get a good shot? Maybe even crouch down a bit to get an angle in which the subject seems to be looking down at the camera? Really weird of you to assume she is taller than her father…. and/or taller than the photographer. And why do you assume her father was the photographer to begin with? Odd comment.
Beautiful photo BTW.
Dec 23 1949 here. Happy birthday!
Indeed she is taller than I am.
Oh shoot. You ruined my snarkiness.
Happy birthday!! You know, this is the fifteenth year running you have shared a birthday with my sister, which shows great good judgement on your part! May the coming year contain all good things.
Hugs and felicitations to her (and to you & the Mrs.)!
P.S. — getting ready for a Quinceañera? ;-)
“Adam Lenhardt, I had to literally put her on a pedestal in order to obtain this lovely photograph.”
Ok. Shutting up now. Apologies.
Happy birthday Athena. You look a lot like your Mom. And that;s a good thing.
Happy birthday Athena!
Happy birthday, Athena! And congratulations to your parents. Be gentle with them.
Thanks for satisfying my utterly pointless curiosity. You three seem like a lovely family.
And, alliemda, one need never apologize for being snarky, when snarkiness is all that’s intended.
I know this is late, but … Happy B-Day, Athena! Eat cake!
“Athena” is such a cool name. Does she have grey eyes?
Wow, happy birthday Athena! And gefeliciteerd met z’n allen, as it is traditional in the Netherlands to congratulate not only the birthday critter but her nearest and dearest as well.
It’s been fun watching her grow up, definitely past the awkward stage. Heart breaker level achieved.
Look at the bold sparkle in those eyes. This young woman has places to go and challenges to conquer. More power to her, and happy birthday. : )
Merry Christmas, belated Happy Birthday to Athena. Mine is day after tomorrow, the 27th. My folks always made the effort to make my birthday stand out in the Christmas rush, which can’t be easy for folks with other things to worry about.
And a happy solstice, which is what we tell ourselves we’re celebrating! We’ll be doing Tequila on New Year’s Eve, a tradicion of neighbors up Sand LIck.
A belated Happy B’day to Athena, whose facial expression is absolutely priceless.
Happy Belated Birthday, Athena! Also to my mother, whose birthday is the same as Athena’s (different year ;-).
Taunting the tauntable since 1998
John Scalzi, proprietor – JS
Athena Scalzi, contributor – AMS
About the site
What's the Big Idea? Authors explaining the the big ideas behind their latest works, in their own words. See the latest Big Ideas!
Authors/Editors/Publicists: for information on how to participate, click here.
Powered by WordPress.com.
Theme: Profile by Organic Themes.