Today is my birthday. Outing myself is uncomfortable, but I have had enough! And I’m not going to take it anymore.

This morning, in addition to the lovely ecards and best wishes from people about whom I care, I have received specious birthday wishes from retailers who offer gifts: EHarmony for example is offering me a special $19.95 a month deal that I have to pay in total ($59.95) up front for 3 months of service. 100 more words