Posted by: Emily Schmutz Garcia | February 24, 2011

27 Things With 27

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Today I turn 27 years old. In celebration, I thought I would look up 27 things with the number 27. Enjoy:

1) 27 Dresses – A romantic comedy about the “always a bridesmaid” character finally becoming a bride
2) 27 – The name of a band from Boston, Massachusetts
3) The 27 Club or Forever 27 – A club for famous rock musicians and famous people who died at the age of 27
4) A perfect cube – Three to the third power is 27
5) Year 27 AD – Year of the consulship of Piso and Frugi
6) WKYT 27 Newsfirst – A Lexington, Kentucky radio station
7) abc27 News – Pennsylvania’s ABC television station
8 ) Bistro 27 – A lively American Bistro located in downtown Richmond at Broad and Adams
9) District 27 – Comprised of 20 squadrons in North Carolina and is part of the United States Power Squadrons (USPS)
10) Branch27 – An American Bistro located in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood
11) Psalm 27 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? . . . Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. (King James Version)”
12) Sonnet 27 –
“Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed,
The dear repose for limbs with travel tired;
But then begins a journey in my head,
To work my mind, when body’s work’s expired:
For then my thoughts, from far where I abide,
Intend a zealous pilgrimage to thee,
And keep my drooping eyelids open wide,
Looking on darkness which the blind do see
Save that my soul’s imaginary sight
Presents thy shadow to my sightless view,
Which, like a jewel hung in ghastly night,
Makes black night beauteous and her old face new.
Lo! thus, by day my limbs, by night my mind,
For thee and for myself no quiet find.”
13) Amendment 27 to the Constitution of the United States – “No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.”
14) Post 27 – A Chicago home goods store
15) Local 27 – The Seattle Firefighters Union
16) California Proposition 27 – Elimination of Citizen Redistricting
17) Eddie George’s Grill 27 – Heisman trophy winner Eddie George’s restaurant
18) row27 Studios – A digital agency for sports teams
19) Hotel Twentyseven – A hotel in Copenhagen
20) The U.S. Army’s Field Manual 27-10, The Law of Land Warfare – One of the major resources used for educating the U.S. military personnel on the law of war
21) Country code 27 – South Africa’s country code
22) Expedition 27 – The NASA Expedition to the International Space Station beginning with the Soyuz TMA-01M undocking in March 2011
23) September 27, 2011 – The release date for “Star Wars: The Complete Saga” on Blu-ray.
24) American Psychological Association’s Division 27 – Society for Community Research and Action: Division of Community Psychology
25) January 27, 2010 – A State of the Union Address
26) LDS Children’s Songbook, Song 27, Reverence –
“Today, dear Father, I will show how quiet I can be,
To thank thee for the many things that thou hast given me.”
27) Hymn 27 of the LDS Hymnal – “Praise to the Man.”



  1. I love it, and you are totally worth celebrating! so glad we could be there to watch the tree go up in flames! xo

    • You guys totally made the party/bonfire! Thanks so much! Love you guys bunches!

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