Posts Tagged ‘birthday’

Happy Birthday to me … and a present for you!

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

I turn 40 today ….!

Or to be more precise, I turned 40 at 4:17 a.m. (East Coast U.S. time) this morning.


There is a part of me that’s upset about the whole thing …

40? Really?!?! Wasn’t I just 14 not that long ago? You know, back when 40 was “old” …


But a wise friend, or ten, recently reminded me that “Life begins at 40”

…. Ummm, right. I’ll let ya know in another decade.


On his special day …

Monday, April 5th, 2010

For Haris ….

Exactly one year ago today I was on a mad hunt for more decorations to squeeze around the streamers and Elmo balloons already attached to every possible spot in our living room for Haris’ first birthday party. I grabbed a bag of blue-wrapped “1st birthday” candy, a few extra balloons and an adorable Elmo candle for the table.

Today we are preparing for a different kind of celebration. We’ve got candles and flowers – but no cake and only one balloon.