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Monday, September 15, 2008

:) bday 2 me

I've received some of the nicest birthday cards from my favorite people today. From my son:

In case you can't tell, this is the Empire State Building. It looks a bit more like the Chrysler Building to me, but let's not split hairs. It's not every day that I get to take Manhattan, much less have it handed to me in a beautiful card.

And from my parents, who have been trying to get me to explain text messaging to them ever since my niece got a cell phone:

They are so cute. Clueless, but cute. In a few minutes I expect their weekly phone call to ask me how to get their digital photos from their camera onto their computer, or how to cut and paste text in Word.

What's the best birthday present you ever received?


Jenny O'Connell said...

Happy birthday, Jennifer! I love birthdays and I don't care how old I get. How many days a year can you just let it be all about you?

I don't recall any birthday that stands out, they're all fun.

Barbara Caridad Ferrer said...


May this year bring everything wonderful. And I'm with Jenny-- it should be all about you.

My favorite birthday was last year-- milestone birthday and I got my dream car. Because yes, I'm shallow like that.

Stephanie Kuehnert said...

Happy birthday!!!

I think this year was my favorite birthday because it fell right after my first book came out and I did a really cool event on that day and my boyfriend got me a promise ring. Really, who could ask for more. Well, unless maybe it was an engagement ring, but the boy has to go at his own pace, so I'm still happy :)

Jan Blazanin said...

Happy birthday, Jenny! My birthday's coming up soon, too. I wonder if fall birthdays are a writer thing? Hmm.

Danielle Joseph said...

Jenn, I hope you had a great b-day! Your son is a good artist and your parents are so cute:)!