Happy Birthday Amber! Thanks for the invite to the party! I’m KC Burn and I’m stoked to be here again.
Memorable birthdays… I’ve sort of downplayed my birthday for years, so I really had to think about this one. When I was ten I met a couple of girls and I’m pretty sure we’ll be friends for life. I mean, it’s been over 35 years now, and I see no reason to change it up at this late date. Anyway, our birthdays are all in about a 3 week span of time, so once we were teens we more or less started celebrating together, which suited me fine. My hubby, whom I met when I was 19, has his birthday 6 days after mine, so we often celebrate together too, and my birthday tends to take more of a back seat. This past year we did 4 escape rooms in one day which was so much fun. But memorable? I don’t much do memorable birthday celebrations.
I mean… there was the time I had to travel for work on my birthday. Or that time I took an intensive self-editing course.
There was also the year I turned 18 when my mother lost her damned mind and rented plastic penguins for the lawn and arranged for a dude in a bear suit to sing happy birthday to me at work. Memorable, yes, but if you knew my mother… just too, too weird.
However, for our 40th birthday, my girlfriends and I took a long weekend and met up in Boston (I’d been living in the US for a few years at that point and they were both in Toronto). That was an awesome trip. We walked all over Boston, saw Boston Common, visited Harvard, went to museums, took a boat trip to Salem, and ate all the things including (unexpectedly) the best and biggest damn cannoli I’ve had in my life. It was such a good trip and in a couple years I’m hoping we’ll be doing a similar weekend for our 50th.
In honour of that birthday cannoli, let me know what’s your favourite birthday dessert and one random commenter will win a $10 Amazon gift card.
A Cowboy’s Christmas Luck blurb:
Jonah Beecham is a down on his luck cowboy, stuck in Vegas with no money, no job, no friends, and Christmas rapidly approaching. Although he’d been promised a job as a bullfighter, the job falls through, and he’ll be sleeping in his truck for Christmas. In a fit of desperation, he drops a coin in an old-fashioned slot machine and wins enough to put gas in his truck… plus a little something extra. Rather than press his luck, he decides to leave the casino, but the universe isn’t done with him yet.
Zach Evans is a television writer from Los Angeles who loves all things cowboy. He’s in Las Vegas to do some research at an end of year rodeo event. Too wary to approach any of the sexy cowboys he sees, he finally takes a chance when he bumps into Jonah.
Spending the next week in Zach’s bed might seem like Jonah’s luck has changed, but when Jonah realizes he’s falling for a man who lives in a city where none of his skills are employable, he’s got a choice to make. Fear of the unknown will cost him Zach, but accepting that the universe has more luck in store for him might be more than he can handle.
Available at Amazon.
KC Burn is a Canadian transplanted to California who writes happy-ever-afters about men loving men, whether they’re psychics, space travelers, aliens, professors, construction workers, cops, amateur sleuths… you name it, she’ll probably write it. She’s got a pair of black cats, aka muses/nuisances, and a supportive, understanding hubby.
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