"It couldn't fit more perfectly
Than to have a world party on the day you came to be
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday" ~ Stevie Wonder
This morning Toonces met me with funny cards and birthday greetings and coffee. I said "It's hard to believe I'm forty huh?" He answered "Yeah, that is rEEEAAL hard to believe?"
Of all things I left my favorite birthday gift that I bought for myself from Toonces in Belk in Greensboro. They are going to just restock and refund it since they are so far away for me and I will just re-buy in Winston. But I was disappointed not to wear my new eyeliner and lip pencils today.
So for my birthday I got:
An aqua Dooney & Bourke tote. (I wasn't going to get a large bag for this summer but I couldn't resist the color.) A pair of Calvin Klein pewter sandals. A new short dress. A new long mother earth type dress. A blue flowered necklace. Some tops.
After I spent hours trying on clothes and picking out something cute for going out of town this weekend I rolled in J Crew as my last stop and picked up a jacket on sale, a t-shirt and a new pair of city fit slacks that tie in front. I didn't even try those on. I know my sizes there. After my fashion show for T man I put that outfit on last just to show him. Of all things he exclaimed "Oh I love that. You look great."
Figures. Try new styles he doesn't budge. Grab some things that are my classic look and that is what he wants me to wear. Men.
At least he notices so that is a good thing. And my hair has been corrected and looks nice again.
So that is it for my birthday story. We have a lunch outing on the mountain today to celebrate. Then I clean house for a guest we have arriving tomorrow night. The kids and family are having a party for me tomorrow night. Saturday morning we head out for another weekend out of town.
I am very disappointed that my party costume for tomorrow night looks much more like Baloo the bear than King Julian.
I don't have any photos to share today so I rolled nostalgicly through my archives from my first birthday blogging and pulled these photos from my first year blogging. Over 3 years ago. A back blast for my birthday...
And THIS this my favorite video post ever. It isn't long and stay til the end because Jackson seriously rocks his end of school concert out. And this was before Guitar Heroes. It is actually May 2006.
Here's hoping that everyone enjoys my birthday!