Words, Weights, Whatever

Friday, May 27, 2005

***Happy b-day, Joel***


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Words
I originally did plan to write. I really did. Scheduled at least four hours which got side-tracked.

Weights
I originally did plan to write. I really did. Scheduled to take a 0600 class.

But The Spouse reminded me Tueday night that it’s my b-day on Wednesday and why would I want to wake up at such an hour to work out.

Remind me not to listen to my spouse more often.


Whatever
Food. That was the theme for my b-day which I traditionally take off from work or school (when I used to go to school). From ordering and nearly consuming the four-person appetizer platter (then entrée and dessert) at the Cheesecake Factory that afternoon to the wonderful (and filling) dinner meal with The Spouse (who returned finally. Yeah!), my b-day was a gastronomical delight. Diet? Screw it. Weight maintenance. Yeah, right. Exercise? Puh-leeze (see above)!

After consuming such meals, I spent much of the afternoon and evening (after the spouse was safely ensconced at home) shopping. Bought a goodly number of books and DVDs on various subjects.

Doesn’t sound like much of a b-day, eh? But having the entire day to do whatever one wanted is a rarely luxury these days, one that I jealously guard. And it’s worth it.

9 Comments:

  • Happy Belated Birthday! :)

    By Blogger Kellie, at 7:37 PM  

  • A belated happy birthday Joel! I'm glad to read you got to spend your special day the way you wanted too :)

    By Anonymous Keith, at 11:43 PM  

  • Happy birthday, dude!

    By Blogger TECH, at 7:55 AM  

  • damn...a belated birthday to you my friend! I reserve the right to administer b-day spankings.

    :D

    By Blogger angreeblkcub, at 2:48 PM  

  • Sounds like a fabulous birthday to me. :-)

    Happy Belated!

    By Blogger kate, at 5:51 PM  

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

    Cake with a stripper to come separately.

    By Blogger Greg, at 9:43 PM  

  • Happy b-day Joel. Just remember the fun things from childhood like: you can have your cake and wear it too. :)

    By Blogger Leon, at 4:22 AM  

  • Wow I hope it was a great birthday, mmmmm cheesecake factory, I am so jealous!!

    By Blogger Jessica, at 11:45 AM  

  • Sorry I'm late for the party, Joel, but I'll don a pointy hat nonetheless and wish you a happy belated birthday. Hope you had cheesecake...er...fun!

    By Blogger SwanShadow, at 5:20 PM  

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