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The whole leap year thing still eludes me. I mean, seriously. Does that one extra day every four years really make that much of a difference?

I guess it does to the people born that day, but to everybody else it's just another day. 

I've often wondered how I'd feel if I had been a leap year baby - only REALLY celebrating my birthday once in a while. And I don't really think I'd be too fond of it. I mean, as cool as it would be to have one mega, blowout party each four years of your life, the other three would kind of fall by the wayside.

Yes, you'd celebrate on Feb. 28 or Mar. 1, but it's not the same. Maybe i'm putting too much thought into this, but it's true. I think I'd feel like I got gipped out of a real party each year.

How about you guys? Any leap year babies out there? If so, how do you celebrate?

I was looking around online for information on leap year birthdays and had to smile when I found an entire association devoted to those born on the 29th. The World Wide Leap Year Birthday Club is hosting celebrations today through Sunday in Anthony, TX. Sounds like fun.

 Also check out Aprill Brandon's leap year story in today's paper. I know, I know, it's a shameless plug.