Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Happy Birthday

Shaking head in disbelief - how did I get to half a century? That sounds so grown-up. I don't feel like a grown-up. I might stop counting now.



I have very few pictures of me as a little person but I think this one shows promise - out in the garden in very unflattering clothes waving a large hammer around. Guess some things don't change.

No gardening today, off to be self-indulgent.

20 comments:

  1. Happy birthday my dear. And just a hint - you don't actually grow up! (I haven't managed it yet and I've got quite a head start on you!)

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  2. Happy birthday I hope you get to do all the fun things you had planned on doing.

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  3. Happy Birthday!

    Big 50 for me too this year - and first grandchild - denial springs to mind.

    Love reading your achievements on the blog.

    Have a good day off

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  4. Very many happy returns of the day, m'dear! I think that you should count birthdays to the age of 20, and then again from the age of 80!

    Have a wonderful day - it is an excuse for being spoilt rotten after all!

    xx

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  5. Happy Birthday Dear Hobbit!

    I'm with you on the self indulgence for today. Enjoy!

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  6. 50 is a great number.....half a century. Age has advantages for sure. I have learnt tolerance and patience, for that I am grateful.
    I am 60 next year and still garden an acre alone. Plus I take care of my elderly parents, ma in law and granchildren when needed.
    It is all in the mind I believe......

    Trust me, it just gets better and better...

    Happy birthday....indulge yourself, you deserve it.....

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  7. Was this picture taken in a small Hertfordshire village by any chance? Very best wishes have a great day glad you have now caught up with me!!

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  8. Why do think you should grow-up now? I strongly recommend that you don't!

    Anyway, I've said it privately, but Happy Birthday to you.

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  9. Happy Birthday Bilbo, and may you have many more pottering in your garden. I love the early pic of you, obviously the seeds of your passions were sown early :o)

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  10. A very Happy (now belated) birthday to you Bilbo...hope you got spoilt rotten!!

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  11. Many happy returns, from an avid follower of your blog! xx

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  12. Would you like some comfrey seeds?? It is a particularly pretty colour, I think.

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  13. Happy Birtday - I'm a Taurean too and have stopped counting!

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  14. I reckon you were thinking that half wall will have to go!

    A very belated very Happy Birthday from one mad hobbit to another!

    Our greenhouse has landed now! Nicely packaged and resting in the garage!

    Jill

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  15. Those who dance to a different tune are thought mad by the ones who cannot hear the music . . .

    Never a truer word spoken!

    I love the one about beautiful gardens!

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  16. Happy belated birthday! Don't grow up! Grown ups are boring!

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  17. The best laid plans . . . {sigh}

    I had this grand idea of writing to each of you individually to say "thank you" for your good wishes. Of course, I don't have contact details for everyone and time is moving inexorably onwards ...

    So I'll just say a huge Hobbit THANKS to everyone for your good wishes and yes I had a brilliant birthday.

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  18. Very happy belated birthday wishes. Hope you had a lovely day. :))) PS Act your shoe size and you'll never feel old!

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  19. Lesley - thank you! Sorry I have been AWOL and not kept up with your blog recently, will try to do better {g}

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So there I am, chuntering on to myself, but it would be lovely to hear from you. Thanks to all who take the time to comment - it makes my day :)

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