Tuesday, October 25, 2011


"yesterday i got so old
i felt like i could die
yesterday i got so old
it made me want to cry
go on go on"

-The Cure

This is what 34 looks like on me.


 Yesterday I turned 34 years old. And what an overwhelming day. Thanks to social networking I received something like 100 birthday greetings. I really thought my heart was going to explode as my phone kept beeping. (and thank to my amazing parents it is the new iPhone 4S!)

Thanks everyone so much for thinking of me.

And then we came home from dinner and The Phi turned out the lights and Joey sat Lou in his lap and the three of them sang to me by candlelight. The Phi was so excited to give me the cake she picked out, Lou sat with that silly smile and Joey sang to me and said "Elissa" instead of "Mom".  And that was just the thing to make my heart burst.

I don't think I will ever really feel my age. The fact that I am THIRTY FOUR is mind blowing. But I love birthdays and how cozy and warm and fuzzy they make me feel. Just like the new gorgeous sweater wrap my hubby and girls bought me.

As I went to bed last night I was a very.......


  1. If you're like me, you'll never feel your age. I love being 67, it's so much better than the alternative!

  2. Anonymous5:43 PM

    Elissa, don't even let someone tell you, "act your age", they can put a sock in it. lol
    Sounds like you had a fantastical day alright. You deserved every part of it. Wish I could have been a fly on the wall, or there to take pics. =)
    I definitely refuse to act my age! =)~

  3. Anonymous5:44 PM

    Picos! ♥


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