Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Happy Birthday to Me!

Yes of course I will milk this birthday for as long as possible! What else would you expect??!

Today at work I got paged: "Jeanne please report to the library." Which until a month ago was upstairs. And is now 20 feet down the hall from me. It's hard to remember things when you're my age. Next time, include directions, please!

I arrived to find that my thoughtful colleagues had put together a lovely low-key (key!) birthday celebration for me.

Here is what they provided:

See? No good comes from announcing to people that you are giving up sugar! Lovely homemade bread and hummus. Ya know, traditional birthday fare! And flowers! Thanks, guys!


Some of my favorite peeps! Photos: David K.

UPDATE: You will NEVER believe who called me. NEVER! No, not the spinning instructor (oh if only). Stay with me here in reality. Someone from ... well, here's a clue:



(No not Men at Work, not Midnight Oil, sheesh!) No, even better than all of that hunky manhood put together, it was none other than: LBTEPA aka Now the plan is this! From MELBOURNE!! AUSTRALIA!

Called me! and left me a funny happy birthday message! She has the cutest accent. (I would pay a million dollars to be able to talk like that just for a week.)

LBTEPA, you my hero! It's time to NTBWSNBN'd, LBTEPA. It only hurts for a minute.
:)

23 comments:

David said...

I know that rock star in pink on the left!

Happy hummus day. Yech.

Laurie said...

Happy birthday Jeanne!

Have a great time in Miami.

a.maria said...

is it just me or is it 10:30pm TUESDAY, the 6th, with this post already up and running?

YOU BEAT ME TO IT, ya goof!

well, anyhow... HAPPY (totally early by an hour and a half) BIRTHDAY!!!! hope you have a good one.

enjoy the uh... hummus.

!!! ;)

and go get some sun for me. i'm dying over here!

Mark I. said...

Oh CRAP!!! Did I miss it?

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!

emmie johnson said...

Happy Birthday to you. Glad to know you had such a great time. And that is a delicious food gift.
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Just12Finish said...

Happy Birthday my friend! You look awfully good in your photo on the beach. I have to say you look much closer to 20 than you do to 50! Must be that angelic life you lead ...

Thomas said...

Happy Birthday! Homemade bread and hummus might not be the most traditional fare, but it's delicious and healthy. I wouldn't complain.

Nancy Toby said...

Tried to leave a comment but Google took me somewhere else....

How does one pronounce LBTEPA in 'Strine?

Happy belated birthday!!

21stCenturyMom said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUUUUUU
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUUUUUU
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR JEEEEAN
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUUUUUUU!

You get to celebrate milstone birthdays for at least a month. It's in the rulebook somewhere.

Rae said...

Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I hope you have a GREAT year!

Bolder said...

happy b-day jeanne!!!

Bolder said...

p.s. my email is wonky, i will get back to you...

Firefly's Running said...

Happy Birthday, Jeanne!!

Susan said...

Happy, happy birthday Jeanny.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!!

And while you're in Miami, it would be a good time to take a pic or two of your perfect feet. I am so dying to see what they look like. Come on, your throngs of fans are waiting. And, at the beach, everybody shows off their feet and most of them are far from perfect.

Kilo said...

Happy Birthday, Jeanne! I agree, it should be birthday month, not just the one big day. Why not?

jeanne said...

foot fetish guy: my feet are calloused and i have bunions, corns, and nail fungus. Plus, they're a size 11. And flat. OK?

Thanks for the b-day wishes people!

Anne said...

Sounds like you really are making the most about turning the big 5-0. You're a true inspiration to those of us not far behind. Happy Birthday.

IHateToast said...

hippie bidet!

when i immigrated, we first lived by that white dot over footscray.

homemade bread...hmmm just please don't tell me you hurt it!

Neese said...

i'm going saturday to enroll want to join me? :) how cool would that be..

Kim said...

HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY SUGARFREE BIRTHDAY! :)

Old School Runner said...

A belated happy birthday! Happy trails!

WannaBe5Ker said...

Happy Birthday to you!!!!!!!! Belated, but sincere, I promise!