Suburban Assault

11-11-11

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I don’t typically like to acknowledge my birthday. However, today is a pretty special one since it lands on such an interesting date: 11/11/11. For a while, I’ve been racking my brain to figure out what I should do to recognize (most likely) this midpoint of my life.

People have suggested that I throw a big party or go on a trip. Even as a child, I’ve never been much of a birthday party person. Also, with the kids in school, work in overdrive and vacation funds at their lowest point, a trip will have to wait.

I’ve considered taking a long, cross-country or cross-state bike ride. For now, I’ll have to settle for across town.

Some folks would assume that a big gift would be in order. I’m a simple man and I have, pretty much, everything I need.

Instead, I’ll do what makes me happy. I’ll start with a good cup of coffee and then spend some time with my wife and kids, enjoying the good fortune of having them in my life.

Have a good day.

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Written by dickdavid

November 11, 2011 at 2:00 am

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  1. Sounds like your birthday plans are perfect! Have an excellent one.

    Steve A

    November 11, 2011 at 5:29 am

  2. Many happy returns of the day!

    Fascinating, to read how similar your thinking process is to my own.

    Pondero

    November 11, 2011 at 6:43 am

  3. I’m very honored to spend this day, and your life with you :^)

    happy birthday!
    I love you <3

    atomicmama68

    November 11, 2011 at 7:26 am

  4. Have a great birthday!

    Lisa

    November 11, 2011 at 7:37 am

  5. Happy birthday!

    Jenny R.

    November 11, 2011 at 9:10 am

  6. Happy birthday!

    cartoongoddess

    November 11, 2011 at 7:31 pm

  7. Thanks for all the great birthday wishes!

    dickdavid

    November 11, 2011 at 8:48 pm


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