My Baroness has turned 30 today – although she looks no more than 22 so more power to her!
I’m sure there is much debauchery going on today…or at least the recovery of said debauchery that probably took place yesterday evening! Here’s to a speedy recovery, Wendy/Elsa.
While Wendy was ushering in 30 this weekend, my friend Jeff out here ushered in 29 and a bunch of us went up to Denver to celebrate. Jeff wanted to go to a Mystery Dinner Theater – I think he’s a closet inspector or something, as in England he was all gung ho about seeing the Sherlock Holmes pub and wanted to find a bar that he’d been told had all sorts of secret doors and such. In fact, once his project is complete, I’ll take some pictures of the secret door he built in his own home. Typing that just now, it sounds perverted…. okay, but it’s really cool though. And not perverted. ANYWAYS, back to the story – we went to Denver in order to go to a place called the Adam’s Mystery Theatre, which is where they put on mystery dinners on Friday and Saturday nights. We attended the “Who Wants to Murder a Millionaire?” dinner and it turned out to be a lot of fun. I’d never been to one of these, so I did have to wonder just how exactly this all goes down. Basically before dinner, the main characters are out mingling with all the dinner guests, and you can talk to them and try to find out all about them. Our theme was that we were all attending a reading of the will of a 97-year-old millionaire who had just died, but who had been married for a few months to a 20-year-old, had a no-good son, a disgruntled employee or two, and a suspicious (albeit charming) maid. You then go to dinner/the reading and it becomes a comedy show of sorts, mixed with a random dancing of the Conga line, improv comedy, and a surprise death here and there. It was pretty entertaining.
So I took some pictures from before we left for Denver and at the dinner itself. Of particular note is one story concerning Susan: the inspector solving the crime came to her to stand up and read one of the pieces of evidence, in this case it was an autopsy report. The very first piece of information was BLOOD TYPE: B-. Read that aloud to yourselves, if you would. I’ll wait. Still waiting… c’mon, just do it. Okay, thanks. So you probably read it as BLOOD TYPE, BEE NEGATIVE, right? Not our Susan! That would be BEE MINUS for her. It was awesome. That definitely became one of the running gags for the actors and I’ll always remind Susan about it, don’t you worry! You know I love you, Susan. 😉
Here are the pics:
19 May 2007 – Jeff’s 29th Birthday at Adam’s Mystery Theater
And another evening of fun was had by all. End scene.