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Monday, September 22, 2008

Give Me Five Monday

Becca hosts this meme where we share five things on a topic she gives us. Click over to her blog to see more or to join in!

This week, we get to share five birthday memories. How fitting! My birthday is tomorrow!

1. My husband's 40th birthday was a wild and crazy time. He and I had only been dating a month, and his friends talked him into having a huge party at his house (all the kids were with our exes). Someone told one friend, who told two friends, who told three friends, and the house was packed! I guess we're lucky there were no incidents of any kind. We sure had a good time, though.

2. My 40th birthday was much less exciting. We'd been married four months, so we were still adjusting to living in a blended family (actually, we still are!). We had to evacuate because Hurricane Rita was projected to hit near us, so I spent my 40th birthday in a crummy motel room in Port Lavaca, about 100 miles southwest of here.

3. I remember a photo of myself at my own birthday party when I was 7 or 8 years old. I was wearing navy blue shorts and a red and white halter top that my mom had made me.

4. The best party I hosted for my twins was at a gym when they were 6 years old. They got to do tumbling, balance beam games, and jump on trampolines. I think that might be the last time I did a cartwheel, too!

5. I'm saving this spot for this year.


  1. That's right you are going to have a wonderful fabulous birthday this year!!!


  2. Great list - I like how you saved #5 to look forward too. My 40th was a drag too! I have empathy for you.

  3. Happy birthday! Be sure and eat some cake!

  4. Happy Birthday to You!!!! I hope despite all the hurricane crap you are able to have a TERRIFIC day!

  5. happy Birthday Diane!! The BiG 4 0 !!
    Wow! hope your # 5 is the best yet!!
    wishing you The best of everything!

  6. Happy birthday to you
    Happy birthday to you
    Happy birthday
    Happy birthday
    Happy birthday to you

    Did you hear me sing that?

    Hope you have a mah-vah-lous day!

  7. Happy birthday Ms forgetfulone, happy birthdayyyyyyyyyyyyy to youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu, you are so wonderful, and we all love youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!!

  8. Happy Birthday! I hope today makes your #5 for memorable birthdays! In a good way.

  9. I love those gym play parties, Im planning on having one for Lilele in the next few years.

    Happy Birthday Diane.


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