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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Well, nobody lost a digit!

I am 46. I think I may have sworn more in the first morning of my 47th year than any other morning, it wasn't going well to begin with.
At noon, or very close to then I answered the door to discover a delivery man on the doorstep.
With these...from Cathy, in Boston
And things changed.
Life got good and kept getting better, right up until H and I went for dinner and my card was refused. ( and I wasn't in the least embarrassed because I knew I had more than enough to cover our meal, I knew it was their machine but still....not fun!
I took the boys out to run and jump and they did...










The boys went to Jordan and Mel's house while H and I went for a delicious Indian meal, we may have left them there a bit longer than it took to eat, they played on the Wii and we got them just in time to go to bed.
I am going to take Eli to the Dr, he just cries all day, every day, this is not like him, he gets a fever, pukes, cries and sleeps, all randomly and when you are used to being such a happy go lucky soul, well something isn't right. I hope he has just got very tired and needs to catch up but it all seems weird to me, so we'll see.
For now, 46 isn't bad at all. I may hang onto it for a year and see how it goes.

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Blogger sarah said...

happy birthday. loved the pics. i hope eli is feeling better...

9:01 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seems like a pretty good day to me. I haven't gotten flowers in a long time. Maybe I will send myself some.

9:11 pm  
Blogger noname said...

Happy Birthday, Helen. Wonderful how flowers can be so healing, isn't it? :)

9:53 pm  
Blogger TN said...

Happy Birthday Helen. You are still very young. I would like to be 46 again!

10:41 pm  
Blogger Cathy said...

Glad your birthday took a turn for the better and nobody lost a digit!

I'll keep trying to catch up to you but every year you keep your lead!


10:58 pm  
Blogger Stetch said...

Glad you had such a great day.

When is the doc appt? Good luck! I hope they can find out what's wrong.

2:05 am  
Blogger Julie Q said...

I hope Eli is ok!! Poor little guy.

I'm glad you had a nice birthday Helen.

12:48 pm  
Blogger Tired Mom of Six said...

Lovely flowers, even more lovely boys and a nice dinner out w/H. Sounds like a GREAT day! I'm SO glad! :)

Hope you also find out what is plaguing poor Eli soon.

8:19 pm  
Blogger LosingSanity said...

Happy Belated birthday. Glad everyone kept their digits this year and it sounds like your birthday turned out nice.

8:11 pm  

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