nathan babyToday is my 26th birthday! I’m going to Illinois to be with family. This will be the first time I’ve been with them on my birthday since 2001! We’re going to have a great time and then Thanksgiving is just 2 days away.

I hope you all have a safe and happy holiday!
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Here are a few random tidbits that I’ve picked up during my first 26 years:

– Never order spaghetti on your first date.

– Do not drink orange juice if you’ve just brushed your teeth.

– Always kiss your Mother and tell her you love her, even if you’re mad.

– Keep a spare role of toilet paper within arms reach of the toilet.

– You should take a shower every day, and I don’t care how “earthy” you are.

– An act of kindness is always rewarded.

– Everyone has value and purpose in this world.

– 98% of the things that make us angry don’t even really matter.

– Do your best, even when you think nobody is paying attention.

– We attract everything into our lives, good or bad.

– Birds of a feather really do flock together, so pick a good flock to join.

– If you feel love for someone, tell them. It does not matter if they don’t say it back. That’s not the point.

– Take care of yourself, because it’s important.

– Tell your friends and family you appreciate them, even if you think they already know it.

– Live every day with a sense of wonder and adventure.

– Know when you’re rambling on, and close your…

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23 Comments

  • Happy Birthday Nathan! Have a great time in Illinois 🙂 Best wishes

    ALEXSANDER (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday!! Have a safe trip and enjoy your Thanksgiving!

    Love, the hag

    cindy (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Only 26? Your wisdom shows more. Much more. Happiness and peace be yours, my good friend. Hugs.

    Lewis (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday! Hope it’s the best one evah!

    Howard (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday!!! I hope its a great year for you. Have fun and be safe while traveling.

    Daniel (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday!!

    You’re so working that
    half t-shirt! Are those a hint of red cowboy boots showing?

    I hope you and Rodney have a great holiday!

    Jason (Nov 20, 2007)
  • A Big Happy Birthday Hug for you!!!!! Here’s to many more! Have a great day.

    Tony (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday!

    Only 26? Man, I’d give anything to be twenty-six for just one day. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

    James (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy B Day! Are you driving though Cincinnati?

    Cincinnati NAMjA (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday Nathan! Have a Great Thanksgiving!

    Frank (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday.

    I think I remember 26.

    Have an awesome day and a happy thanksgiving.

    Random Thinker (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday! What a sweet post. I am so happy I found your blog! Have a great Thanksgiving.

    eliot (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday! Be safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

    Chip (Nov 20, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday, UncN!

    DanNation (Nov 21, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday Nathan!!! May you have a long life filled with love and happiness!

    martini-dan (Nov 21, 2007)
  • happy belated birthday!

    chris (Nov 21, 2007)
  • I’ve also learned over the years that most of the stuff that upsets or worries me will be completely irrelevant in due time

    Scott (Nov 22, 2007)
  • Oh my. The half shirt. Wow. 🙂 Have a great birthday, stud!

    James Ilsley (Nov 22, 2007)
  • Happy B-Day! and you guys have a great Holiday!

    Lika Starr (Nov 23, 2007)
  • Happy Birthday!

    Sarah (Nov 23, 2007)
  • That thing about the orange juice and bruthing teeth? The same goes for lemon juice.
    Just so you know.
    Let me know if you’re back this weekend.

    Daniel (Nov 23, 2007)
  • In my haste to get to Las Vegas, I completely bypassed your birthday… but I did give you a shout out on my blog…

    Happy birthday, sweety. Hope you had a great one!

    xoxoxo

    Rey Rey (Nov 26, 2007)
  • Happy belated birthday Nathan. I didn’t have a clue until I happened upon seeing it mentioned on ALEXSANDER. Hope your day was good and best wishes for a spectacular year ahead.

    Mark (Nov 27, 2007)

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