It’s My Birthday! Yay!

I am 32 today.

My husband has a thing for attractive wrapping paper. I dig that about him.

It’s sunny, so that’s an excellent start.  I also just opened all my presents, and there were some really cool things in there, so also good.  I have lunch plans and dinner plans, so there’s more to look forward to yet.  This day has quality potential.

It is 7:15 am.  I have to go to work, which sucks because I truly believe that one’s birthday should be a personal holiday, but because I work in accounting, I can’t take days off near month-end.  But I will not let it get me down.

I actually am having some of those gloomy birthday thoughts that other people always seem to have and that I have never had before: thoughts about getting older and figuring out what to do with my life and whether I should start investigating wrinkle creams and seriously committing to a financial plan for my retirement or something.

Whatever.  Today there were presents and cards for me.  Later there will be cake.  Life is good.

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Today is my birthday.  I’m 31.  This means that — being no longer in my twenties or even just 30 — I am “in my thirties” and am therefore officially old enough to freak out about my birthday.  (Actually, I know people who have been doing this since they turned 20, but whatever.) Continue reading