12 December 2008

Happy Birthday To Me!

I celebrated my birthday on Tuesday - the first numbered year that's actually given me pause - I can't possibly be this old, can I? The feeling shook off quickly though and I enjoyed the rest of my day, including some wonderful presents.

We had the backsplash tile installed in the kitchen! It looks even better than I'd hoped it would and makes me very happy to see.

Chris got me a new pair of my favorite slippers - a perfect gift for the time of year and very much appreciated since my last pair were being held together with DigiComp tape.

Lars gave me a Brown Cow Webkinz. I'm planning to name her How Now.

Ross was going to give me his first school choral concert but he wound up staying home sick from school. I got hugs instead and a wonderful feeling of relief when his fever broke and he stopped puking.

My mom knitted a beautiful hat and scarf for me. I wore the scarf today and got several compliments!

My in-laws sent a perfect bracelet with hammered silver links and a bit of olive jade that will go very nicely with a lot of my wardrobe.

My best friend called and we got to spend an hour chatting away with minimal distractions, something we get three times a year - my birthday, her birthday, and WTHS. (WTHS. *longing sigh*)

Chris also ordered a raspberry tart from Wegmans and I enjoyed opening cards from far-flung friends and family. All in all, a very good day in spite of that pesky number, which must be wrong.


Chaotic Joy said...

I am glad, very, very glad it was a wonderful day. You are beautiful, my friend, whatever the number.

Syd said...

Happy birthday, Karen!

(Re: that pesky number...if your number is the one I think it is, I just turned the one 15 years further down the road...and I have NO stinkin' idea when that happened! :D

bethany actually said...

Oh, a belated happy birthday to you! :-)

Amanda said...

Happiest of days and may the year ahead be magical!

The Plaid Sheep said...

I'm glad it was a great day.

Grandmoo said...

The number must be wrong. I can attest to the fact that is MY number and you can't have it!


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