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Beats the Alternative!

So many times, I hear people . . . dispair. . .  that it's their birthday.


Another year older.

No spring chicken.

Past their prime.

Beats the alternative.

Well.  Today, let me assure you . . . having a birthday . . . and turning a year older. . . is a privilege.  Not a problem.


It's my birthday, too, yeah!

I never used to like to celebrate my birthday.  I didn't want to draw attention to myself.  I still don't, really.  But I do like to acknowledge the day now -- more than ever.

We're gonna have a good time!

I'm going to fill my day with things I love doing.  My turbo-kick class.  Lunch with a friend.  A little knitting.  Maybe some gardening (a first for my birthday!).  Dinner with Tom.  And, tomorrow, a birthday dinner with my family -- where my Mom will make me the same birthday dinner I've requested since about age 8 (lasagne, "grass salad," and German chocolate birthday cake).

Take a cha-cha-cha-chance!

And I'm going to use this gift of another year . . . to try some new things, think big thoughts, move in new directions, live happy, and not waste a minute.

Because . . . getting older . . . really DOES beat the alternative!



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You've definitely got the right attitude, my friend! Happiest of birthdays to you! Enjoy every minute of it.


Happy Birthday, Kym! I hope your day is wonderful.
I'm not sure why people complain about getting older. That age doesn't mean a whole's the age in your heart that tells you how old you really are!


Happy birthday Kym. Sounds like a wonderful day, Have fun!


Happy Birthday, Kym! Birthday's are fun! They get us out of our usual daily rut. I love have a reason to celebrate, a night out and an extra glass of wine. It's a day I feel like I'm lucky and happy to be alive! May your day be full of love and joy! I'm so happy to be your friend!


Happy Birthday, Kym! It sounds like you have planned a wonderful celebration!!

I'm so excited about your year to come -- I can't wait to see what you'll be doing with all those minutes!!


Happy Birthday!
Happy Everyday!
Happy Shining, Kym!


I love birthdays and wish you all the best on yours! At some point you need to share- what is "grass salad"?


Happy birthday Kym and all the best for the years to come. I love you attitude and I wish you a beautiful day full of the people and the things you love!!!


Birthdays are the best! Enjoy yours.
Mazal Tov :)

Sharon R

Have a happy, fantabulous birthday! The best thing about Friday birthdays is that you can spend the whole weekend celebrating! Enjoy!!!


You said it my friend!! Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday Weekend!!!

Sue Nagle

Yay happy birthday Kym have a wondrous one. X


*H*A*P*P*Y* *B*I*R*T*H*D*A*Y*!
Have a superb day and a wonderful birthday weekend. May your year be filled with love, happiness, health, good wool and cake!


Happy birthday!! Since I turned 50 this past year, I've tried to do/learn something new every month. This weekend I'm going skeet shooting!


Kym, it has been so nice getting to know you through your blog. I'm sending you Texas-size birthday wishes for a healthy and happy year!


Happy, Happy birthday!


best wishes, Kym! here's to another fabulous year!!


Happy happy (and congratulations on another above the sod) to you, sweetie!

Diana Troldahl

Who want's to be a spring chicken anyway? We older chickens get to hang around and heckle :-}

Lori on Little Traverse Bay

Happy (Belated) Birthday!!!

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