I wear readers now ... I'm sure you'll understand why.
I turned 43 on Friday.
And as much as I hate to admit it, I think “readers” may be part of my new normal. When we met my parents, sister and niece in Tyler for dinner Friday night I wore them as a joke.
But the part of the joke that is totally not funny is that, as it turned out, I could see the menu quite a bit better with them on. I’d like to thank you in advance for keeping this information to yourself.
Now clearly, I like to be wished a “Happy Birthday”. Facebook throws a great party with birthday wishes but I did miss getting phone calls. So I asked my family wish me a “happy birthday” real live and in person.
They were happy to oblige (that is, if you don’t count Addison who looked at me like I was a nut.) :)
My family drove all that way to celebrate my birthday on Friday and Jacob’s birthday on Saturday with us. We both felt very celebrated. We enjoyed dinner:
And we had ourselves some laughs …
(Sorry about the yellowish pictures. Since it was my birthday I could not be held responsible for getting out the good camera from the car … as opposed to my iphone with no flash.)
We came back to the hotel where we opened gifts, had some Crave cupcakes and this guy went swimming …
He got to swim until midnight because then it’s like we exactly share the same birthday. I love sharing midnight with Jacob. It’s like a gift I get every year that only gets better and better.
Jacob got to spend the morning shopping with Grandy and Grammy for a birthday present while Bill and I went and picked up the girls from camp. I love, love, love seeing and hearing what God has done during their time at camp. Pine Cove is one of my most favorite places in the world and every every year I am moved at the life changing stories that come from camp. It was good to see these girls … as crazy as ever.
But we had more birthday to celebrate and so we were off to Chick Fil A to meet Grammy and Grandy, Deah and Addison, for Jacob’s birthday lunch.
I know this sweet thang must have been wondering when it would be her turn to celebrate!
I can’t tell you how happy Jacob and I were that she, Deah, Grammy and Grandy made the trip! You made our day(s) special and we felt very loved.
PS Remember not to tell anyone I need to wear readers. It’s our secret.