|My 5th birthday. Picture another 50 candles....|
Can there BE a better reason to list Ten Things of Thankful?
I'm okay with getting older, because it means I'm not dead, even though my family has already picked out my epitaph:
Except for my neck, I'm pretty okay with how I look.
I still feel 11 inside.
I have some pretty great friends, both in real life and in the blog world. I've received Facebook messages, emails, texts, and voice mails (including a singing one from my Person and her daughter) wishing me a happy birthday. I feel loved.
My mom still calls me on my birthday every year to tell me how miserable it was to deliver a 10 lb. baby.
I got a haircut for my birthday (thanks, Darlynda), and I really like it. This leads me to...
...avoiding 1661 Sydrome. I read about it somewhere, but I can't find the site to cite it (tee hee). Basically, it's when a woman looks 16 from the back (long hair, short skirt, tight jeans), but when she turns around, she's actually more like 61 from the front. While I still insist I am in NO WAY ready to wear Alfred Dunner, I am thankful I realize that the best way to age gracefully requires making a few changes in the ol' beauty regimen.
Dollar Store reading glasses. They work, they're not hideous, and THEY'RE ONE DOLLAR!
A birthday that often lands on Labor Day weekend (I was actually born ON Labor Day). THREE DAY WEEKEND, BABY!
Spending a lazy weekend with my husband and kids at my favorite place for such a weekend, the lake house.
Be thankful always.
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