― ∙ I gave myself this card on my birthday in 2006. Guess how old I was? ∙ Perhaps I was influenced by the song at the time -- who knows? -- but today "MacArthur Park" is leaping to mind. I've always loved the song. ∙ MacArthur Park is melting in the dark ∙ All the sweet, green icing flowing down ∙ Someone left the cake out in the rain ∙ I don't think that I can take it ∙ 'Cause it took so long to bake it ∙ And I'll never have that recipe [...].