— Margaret Minnicks
Last week, I finished another ride around the Sun which, as years add up, feels sort of like: Been there, done that.
Big thanks to Candace, my youngest who made clear that birthdays are significant. They mark the day we entered physical existence and began a limited-run, Earthbound journey. Another well-wisher said that birthdays should be celebrated year round, like the spending sprees that boost the economy as fiscal years end.
A Psychology Today post begins, “Big deal. A birthday. The day you slid down the birth canal and took your first breath on your own. You and seven billion other living people had that experience. If I had any mathematical or statistical aptitude, I would probably divide that number by 365 to estimate how many people in the world might have the same birthday as mine. That’s how I always looked at birthdays, but last week, all of that changed.” Continue
Holidappy reminds that birthdays are important because it’s a chance to refresh your outlook, bond with people and more.
Happy Birthday for’s impressive reasons for celebrating birthdays includes the fact that you have survived. Read more.
So, especially on your birthday, Succeed and Soar lots!
How to Throw Great Birthday Parties for Adults
The Bash suggests,
- A Pickling Party
- Reality TV and Drinking Games
- 90s theme [or 80s, 70s, 60s]
- 34 more fun and fresh ideas
Class Pop offers,
- Costume Party
- Online Mixology Class
- Virtual Escape Room
- And more
And, if you’d like to celebrate your most significant day by your special self, Self suggests,
- Journal about your year
- Enjoy a cozy Read-A-Thon
- Get a Birth Chart or Tarot reading
- 9 more possibilities
- Cool Birthday Party Ideas for Adults [3 minutes]
- Cheap Party Food Ideas [3 minutes]
- 5 Easy Steps for Adult Birthday Parties [13 Minutes]
This Month, Shop Sandra’s Art on Face Masks
When will we ever get back to plain, old flu season? In the meantime, safety is a great policy. Why not do so with style and pizzazz?This Face Mask is #11, “Between A Rock and a Hard Place,” from the Eleanor’s Insights series. Most of the work that’s done in the world gets done by people who weren’t feeling all that well at the time that they did it.
The face masks produced by Fine Art America are:
- 100% polyester
- Two ear loops with adjustable grommets for comfortable fit
- Sizes: Adult Large, Adult Small,/Youth Large
- Styles: Flat or Pleated
- NOT surgical mask grade
- See more details with item
- Price: $17.00
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