Daily Archives: 16 November, 2014

twenty-seven in twenty-six minutes…

In twenty-six minutes, it will officially be my birthday in Asia. To me, it’s just another mundane Monday. I won’t mention it to my co-workers, though everyone will know and they will purchase a cake (I assume, despite the fact that I’ve been making my own chocolate birthday cupcakes, six at a time, for the last two hours.). I won’t mention it to my students.

I try not to make a big deal out of it because I feel like after a while when I still lived at home, we just stopped making a big deal out of it. It faded. My three years of high school, my parents were either actually on vacation or returning from one on my birthday.

I suppose since that time, I’ve just learned to not make a huge deal out of it. The luster and excitement just wore off.

But tomorrow… tomorrow I want to be different.

I want to look back over the last year that I’ve had. It’s been pretty awesome.

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