Sunday, September 2, 2007


Well it's official. I am 37 years old today. I don't feel any different, but yet I think I should. It's funny because every year I think that just because I am older, I should "feel" different. I couldn't even tell you how old I was when I first thought that...16 maybe 18? Too long ago I know.

What have I learned in 37 years? Plenty, but yet not enough. Everyday I learn something new and everyday I thirst for more knowledge. I love to be educated but sometimes my stubborness and impatience gets in the way of my learning. That's what I learned this weekend.

You see, my hard drive crashed on me. And being the "get it done now" kinda girl that I am, I was too impatient to take it in and have it fixed. Nope, I'll do it myself I said. And I'll do it in a day and it better not take more than a couple hours. Yeah, right. I was soon schooled and humbled at the same time.

I learned that I don't know it all like I think I should. That when you think something should be easy like the box says, it's not always the case. I was brought down a few notches off of my high horse when I had to call on a friend to bail me out. After I installed my new hard drive, I couldn't find my other hard drive with all my pictures on it. I was in a panic...bullistically so too as those pictures are my life and my kids' lives. Those are the memories I'll be passing on to future generations and by far the most important thing on my computer. I can't tell you what it meant to me to recover them. Words will never express the elation that I felt. I'm still on cloud 9 this morning. And I'm still humbled by the friend that helped me. A friend that has in fact, become my hero. I couldn't have done it without you my friend. I will be forever grateful. And I just can't thank you enough. There just aren't enough words to express my gratitude. But I'm sure you heard it when I screamed in your ear. Sorry about that, and THANK YOU!

So on this Sunday, September 2, 2007, I'll be updating my computer all day. That's my present.
And I'm grateful for that, on this day, my 37th birthday.

And a special "HOLLA" out to Tiffany...Thanks babes for my webcam, my card, my phone minutes, and the beautiful flowers that you gave me. But most importantly, thank you for being there for me and for being a friend. I truly couldn't have survived this challenging week without you. See you in 1 month, 29 days babes!

Have a great Sunday ya'll and a great rest of your Labor Day weekend! Muah!


Tiffany said...

Im so glad that I could be a part of making your birthday such a special day for you. Only regret is not being there to celebrate it with you. That woulda just been the best. But like ya said we always have the best thing RIGHT? Here's to you babe...I hope you enjoy your birthday and I wish you nothing but love and happiness !! I love ya

Petra said...

Happy birthday!!!! :) :) :)