It’s My Birthday

Today is my forty-&#%@ birthday, and my first one on the 19! What a great, chill day it’s been. It is in the four o’clock hour as I sit here and write. The birds are chirping, frogs and croaking, dogs are snoring, hummingbirds are buzzing (by my head, literally), the breeze is gently blowing and I couldn’t be more content to just BE. HERE. NOW. I woke up this morning with a gentle hug from my honey telling me happy birthday before he whisked off to work. Immediately thereafter I checked my phone to find a sweet message from my M that she wrote right after midnight last night – one of the kindest, most thoughtful Instagram posts I’ve ever read – all dedicated to me! I love her!

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My friend, Allison, and I made plans to have coffee this morning, so I tied up and got things ready … IMG_6304

The 19 is quaint but you don’t need much with beautiful surroundings like this. We ate some of my homemade, just picked black raspberry pie!

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Allison brought me the most beautiful flowers that she picked from her yard!

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I had a little down time with the dogs so I decided to read – poems of all things!

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And I found one I really liked …

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I worked out (push mowed about 2 acres) and enjoyed my favorite berry beer around noon.

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And now I’m just waiting on J to get home so we can grill over an open fire.

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Life is good. Happy B’day to me!