In all my 30 years on this earth I have come to expect certain things on my birthday... Although some things come and go.... there are still a few that have stuck.
Up until last year, my Mamaw would call and sing the Happy Birthday song to me, no matter where I was. I loved it! After she was done, we would bust out laughing, then chat for a while and she would tell me she loved me/I loved her too, and she would say please come see me, ANYTIME! Unfortunately, last year was hear last year on earth! I hope to see her sweet face in Heaven, her name was Gracie, and "Amazing Grace" she was!
Next thing I have come to expect is a call from 2 of my male cousins. I have already got a call from 1, waiting on the other...
My mom and Dad call (I can check that one off...Dad is usually first of all, not this year though)... This year Dad sang to me, which almost made me cry....since mamaw (his mother) is gone, and can't..
I may or may not get a call from my sisters (2)....my brother will probably ignore me as usual....is ok, still love you big bro.
This year I have my kids, and they can both talk...Sissy said she wanted to eat icecream by herself on Mommie's birthday. And asked if she could come to my birthday.
Bubby just kept saying, Mommie burfday, Mommie burfday, and laughing.
Seems like the older I get, the less gifts I get, or the less people acknowledge me... Oh well, I know everyone is busy with their own families now.
I am somewhat disappointed because my husband (almost ex) has not called, and I don't think he will. We have a love/hate relationship....But come on Satan, show you care (a little). Weird, as much as he has harrrassed me.....lately he has been pretty quiet. I have mixed feelings on this subject. You know what they say "guess I'd rather hurt than feel nothing at all." But I do have a new man now, a good one, that would never cheat.... So I better start looking forward, and skip looking back!
Wonder if I will get a present this year? My EX (husband) used to lavish me with expensive gifts and make a big production of my birthday.... Things are a little different now, with being with a younger man, and on my own with the kids.
But if I have learned nothing else, I have learned that MONEY doesn't make you happy! So whatever happens this year I will accept it with a big ole' smile! And enjoy it fully!!!!