Yesterday was Ringo Starr’s birthday, as you no doubt surmised from all the fireworks, the bank holiday, and close-out prices at jewelry stores.

Julianna baked him a cake:

birtday?  Apparently the Long Island accent skips a generation.

"birtday"? Apparently the Long Island accent skips a generation.

He didn’t show.  Apparently he and Elijah use the same DayPlanner.   So we ate it anyway–more for us!  She made it from scratch using my old 1956 Betty Crocker Picture cookbook.  “One Egg Marble Cake–for times when eggs are scarce!”  or for when the cake is in honor of cranky old men who won’t eat it anyway.

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