Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Birthday Blizzard Of "07

I gave up. I got up early, got dressed, did my hair, put on make-up and the whole nine yards. But as I was standing out there in ankle deep snow being pelted with flakes the size of quarters trying to dig my car out I realized .... "What the HELL am I doing? It's my freakin' birthday for chrissakes! Is there really anything that is so pressing at work today that can't wait until tomorrow?!" Of course, the answer was no. I was hoarding all of my vacation days on the very slight chance I might actually go to China this year so I tried to suck it up and go. But in the end, the blizzard won.

See the evidence of my valiant effort in my little snow tracks. I have no idea how much we have on the ground right now but I'd say it's quite a bit. It really was up to my ankles and see those little bumps off to the left. Those are my decorative lights. Well, they're buried under there. So today I'm snowed in. Hmmm... what am I gonna do all day? Maybe I'll work on the painting project in my bedroom. But I definitely see the possibility of a nap in my future.

Thanks for all the birthday wishes. They are very much appreciated. I don't actually turn 35 until 11:51pm. My mom tells the funny story of how the doctor kept telling her to hang on a few more minutes so she'd have a valentine baby. Her response to him was something like "GET THIS THING OUTTA ME NOOOOOW!!!" Oh and I was already a couple of weeks overdue. So my running late issues started in utero. LOL! Happy snow day everybody!

32 comments:

Debra Sue said...

Happy Birthday from one 35er to another. Enjoy your day off - snuggle close with Griffy in your footie PJs, watch cheezy movies, and live that blizzard up!

Robin said...

Happy Birthday to you..
Happy Birthday to you...
Happy Birthday Dear Krista......
Happy Birthday to you!!!

Sorry you are stuck inside with this nasty SNOW we are having..

ps.. funny story about that doctor.. what the heck was he thinking telling your mom to wait a few more minutes. only a MAN would say something like that!!

Colleen said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope you stay warm and snuggly! That darn blizzard is coming this way - gonna hit us tonite. ICK!!

Birthday hugs.

Donna said...

I feel your pain as far as the weather goes...we got five more inches of snow last night. Hope you have a warm and snuggly birthday anyway!

Nathan & Emily's Mommy said...

Happy Birthday!!!

Headmeister said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOU YOUNG WHIPPER SNAPPER!!!!!

Lots of Love!
Heather

(now come visit me and make me an apple-tini!)

Headmeister said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOU YOUNG WHIPPER SNAPPER!!!!!

Lots of Love!
Heather

(now come visit me and make me an apple-tini!)

Doris & Dan said...

Happy Birthday!!!

I think being snowbound at home safe and warm is a great way to spend it.

Keep smilin!

a&mg said...

Happy Birthday!!!!

wzgirl said...

I totally advocate for your taking a vaca day for your BDay, Krista, but do you have to use one when there is a blizzard? Dontcha get "blizzard days" at work or something?

Happy BIRTHDAY to you. Enjoy every last minute of your day! XO

tracy said...

Happy Snowed In Birthday! Sending you some very warm wishes!

Stephe said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!

Lisa and Doug said...

Happy Birthday! I think a birthday nap sounds wonderful! Try to stay warm!

jlittlefield3 said...

Happy Birthday Krista. Enjoy your snowday!

jlittlefield3 said...

Happy Birthday Krista. Enjoy your snowday!

Emma said...

Wishing you a wonderful birthday, and I definitely agree that you shouldn't have to work on your birthday! Enjoy!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Krista! Just wanted to let you know I was a bit slow, but you should be receiving a little something for your b-day soon!

Secret Pal

Mark & Michelle said...

I hope you are enjoying your birthday!! What a nice way to spend it all cuddled up at home!

Hope the snow stops for you soon - we are expecting it tonight.

Shannon S said...

Wonderful birthday wishes to you, Krista! Let's see, I've been 35 for about 12 days now. Nothin' to it! You'll do great...as usual!

chou-chou said...

Oh my, you are just a spring chicken! enjoy the day off - perfect way to celebrate. :-)

stay warm!

Shannon said...

Happy Birthday!!! Sorry you're so buried! Dig yerself out and have some big fun!

A Special Family said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mommy-To-Channing said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KRISTA....HOPE YOU HAD A GREAT DAY (AND I NEVER WORK ON MY BIRTHDAYS), OF COURSE HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!!

Kristen said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!!!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!!!!
BEST WISHES FOR A WONDERFUL YEAR :O)

I'm waiting for that snow to hit me now and give me a snow day or two!!!

Stacy said...

Happy Happy Birthday!

I hope it was nice, even snowed in!

Joannah said...

Happiest birthday wishes! I hope you had a cozy day out of the cold weather. :-)

Abby in Massachusetts said...

Happy birthday, Krista!!! Hope you enjoyed yourself. =)



(PS- We're supposed to get 20-30 inches of snow up here tonight/tomorrow!!)

"M" said...

Happy Birthday Krista! Hope it is a wonderful year for you!!!

M3 (Mary-Mia) said...

Happy birthday to a fellow aquarian!!!

So glad you took the day off work and declared it Krista Day. :-)

Cari said...

Happy Birthday! I just had mine on the 5th -- turned 37 - yikes!!!
Enjoy the snow - we're getting it here now as well (toronto)

Cari

Lee-Anne said...

What a memorable Valentines that would have been for your Dad, having abuse hurled!

We actually got engaged on 13 Feb, coz all the restaurants were full for the 14th!!!

Tamara said...

You did the right thing! No girl should have work on her b/d- even those saving days for trips to China :) Hope you had a relaxing nap and lots of cake. Happy b/d Krista!