Tuesday, 8 July 2008

Old



The prompt is:
HEADS - Anything starting with the letter O

Here I was straining my shrinking brain for inspiration and then it hit me right between my wrinkled and bushy brows ...

OLD
I can't believe it didn't click earlier ... being my birthday and all.
I don't really feel older and I am certainly not wiser but maybe a little wider LOL.

So, yes I had a quiet day with a big surprise . My sister who I get along with though she still likes to bait me and tease sent me my first birthday message ( a first for a while too) and it started so soppy (so NOT my sister - ever ! we have always have since her our teens - a love hate relationship )

...Hope you have a lovely birthday filled with love & happiness .Don't let those candles burn 2 long its becoming a fire hazard.

I had a quiet day - as quiet as you can with three drummers -the teen man is on school holidays so he played a LOT today.The Brothers loved it.

A special online friend sent me a lovely cup with the word HOPE on it .I was a nice surprise and she rang me too.

Tonight , the Tool man, S , J & I went out for a quick dinner ...how else can it be with twin toddlers.

I am feeling old but I am glad to be here to celebrate, albeit quietly.It really just means another trip around the sun.

I ask myself what have I done the last 525,600 minutes and 1 extra day that mattered ?

What will I do this next year that will matter ?

I don't have the answers but I feel blessed every day I wake up ...especially next to my little birthday presents from 2 years ago.





20 comments :

milet said...

hope you have a great day. a year older a year wiser.

here's my O! hope you can drop by. thanks.


milet

Jenn said...

Happy Birthday Trish!!

maggies mind said...

Happy Birthday to you!! Such perfect timing, too.

Xbox4NappyRash said...

Well happy birthday!

Vixen said...

It sounds like a lovely way to celebrate getting one tiny year older. If you ask me what you have done in the last year, I would rank surviving another year of twins pretty high on the list!

Meleah the Mommy said...

Happy Birthday Trish!!
Here's to many more happy and healthy birthdays to come!

Jenty said...

Hope you're having a wonderful birthday!

Bettina said...

Happy Birthday!! Glad it was a nice one.

Suze said...

Glad you had a lovely day! Happy birthday for yesterday!

Jayne said...

Happy Birthday!

Just Me. said...

Loved the last video. Very beautiful.

Glad you had such a great birthday and here's toasting to more great birthdays to come.

*hugs*

tiff said...

Hope you did have a happy day, Trish.
Happy birthday, my friend.

Alison said...

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday dear Trish....
Happy Birthday to you!
Pip!
Ray!

Crazed Mom said...

Happy Birthday and don't forget O is for orgasms............muahahahaha

baby~amore' said...

@ milet : thank you - as I said I may not be wiser but certainly wider
@ Jenn:thanks Jenn
@ maggies mind : I went d'uh when it hit
@ Xbox4NappyRash:thank you xbox
@Vixen: I think you are right - it has been a full on fun filled year
@Meleah the Mommy : thank you I hope so too.
@Jenty : I did thank
@Bettina : thanks Bettina it was said...
@Suze : thanks Suze ...
@Jayne:thank you
@Just Me.: I couldn't chose between the two
@tiff :I did indeed and thank you my friend
@ Alison : LOL I love the pip ray
@ Crazed Mom : Janice OMG I love it That didn't even cross my mind haha that's what happens when you (I) get too old ..

jen said...

Happy belated birthday. Sounds like it was a good one and I'm sure whatever you do this year will matter.

Cathy said...

sorry i missed your birthday! hope you had a wonderful dinner, albeit a quick one! Happy, Happy Birthday - hope the coming year brings you lots of happy surprises :)) xxx

PlanningQueen said...

Happy belated birthday. I love the question "What will I do next year that matter?".

It is easy to do a lot of things, but not necessarily those that do contribute or matter. I think I will have to quote you!

C said...

Ohhhhhhhhhh!!! Happy Belated Birthday! So sorry I missed greeting you on your special day! Glad you had a great day with the family. Oh, and one more thing...You're NOT old!!! XOXO

Lightening said...

Sorry I'm late but HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :) How cool that our birthdays are so close together!

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