Happy Birthday, Harry!
Today is Lisa Galek's Happy Birthday, Harry blogfest in honor of Harry Potter's birthday. My contribution is an excerpt from my fanfiction Professor Burbage and the Potions Master . This scene occurs in Harry's 5th year. I thought it would be fun to give the professors a little love. Excerpt "A New Year" Professor Burbage and the Potions Master Charity returned to her second year as a Hogwarts professor after spending a good portion of her summer holidays in America. While there, she and her parents had visited Salem, Massachusetts, site of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Quite hilarious really, seeing that as far as anyone knew, witches and wizards hadn't appeared in America until the late 1800s. Charity declared that the first staff meeting of each new school year was like a birthday for Hogwarts, and so she returned from her travels with gifts for each of the Hogwarts teachers. She gave them out as they gathered in the moldy staff lounge. “For y