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I turn very old today...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Spookwriter, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    Happy Birthday to me.

    Having discussed this with my wife, if I refuse to have a birthday
    cake and the proper number of candles, this birthday will not count.
    So I intend to pass...I believe I will always remain 103 years old..a 104
    just sounds so OLD.

    I don't want to be that old. Not yet. I'm not really 103 either...that started
    as joke between my daughter and me.

    But I'm still old. I use to be young. But that was a long time ago. I don't
    know what happened.

    Felt real bad last year, my wife made TWO cakes...claimed she couldn't get
    all my candles on just one cake anymore.

    She invited the entire fire department to the party...they were on standby,
    just in case the flames got out of hand. They showed up...in full bunker gear,
    fire truck and all, lights flashing. Then the nosey neighbors came over to see
    what was on fire....My wife thought it was funny when she explained it was
    just my birthday cake.

    I felt bad...

    Last years gift?

    A framed copy of the burn permit my wife "had" to get from the county before
    lighting she could light this many candles.

    The saddest part? It was an ice cream cake. It melted all over the table before
    we could save it. Quite a fire we had...

    I felt embarrased.

    So if it's all right with everybody, I'm just going to pass on my birthday
    this year. Can't find my fire extinguisher, anyway.

    But as least I'm not going to lie about my age like some certain person and
    claim to be 24 again.

    I'm just....old.

    It's going to be a long day...

    Spook the ancient

  2. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Carlsbad, NM
    Aw, you are only as old as you feel! Happy Birthday anyway...
  3. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth

    Age is just a number [​IMG]
  4. char259

    char259 Chirping

    May 13, 2011
    Having birthday's sure beats the alternative.

    Happy Birthday Spook!
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Hippo birdie, two ewes!
    Hippo birdie, two ewes!
    Hippo BIIIIIRRRRDDDIIIIIIIEEEE, two ewes, Spookwriter, hippo birdie two ewes!

    Birthdays are GOOD for you! Have you noticed that the people who have more of them live a long time?? [​IMG]

    I celebrate the anniversary of my birth, even if that celebration is just acknowleding every year above ground is much better than the alternative. [​IMG] I like sit on my porch to blow bubbles and watch them float away, glistening in the sunlight. (Helps that I was born at the end of August, so there's usually a whole lot of sun then.)

    May your birthday be filled with swirly colors on a slew of floating bubbles drifting away in a slight breeze.
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Hope your birthday is as wonderful as YOU are! [​IMG]
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Happy Birthday King Spook!

    Remember (if you can [​IMG] , maybe make a note and hang it where you will see it daily ) - age is only a number. And you are not a number.

    Mmmmmm, icecream - I hope you atleast were able to slurp a bit off of the table. [​IMG]

  8. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio

    Love your birthday story........I hope this year, it's not ice cream cake, so it doesn't melt!

    I'm kind of old myself......Don't feel bad......

    Gettin' old aint' for sissies! [​IMG] There's a birthday hug for ya! Or would you like a birthday spanking? [​IMG] Just kidding about t he spanking!

    Take care!

  9. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    I was telling my daughter and her friend about my
    college days last week...named a few of my friends.

    Bozo, Flippo, Coco, Blinky...

    They looked shocked, said those were clown names.

    Did I go to Clown College?

    Yeah..that's where I went to college.

    ***No, I did not go to Clown College. But they didn't
    know that. Just a funny story.

    Rio Grande University, class of...well, a long time ago.
  10. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

    Jul 6, 2010
    Joliet, IL
    Just had my birthday. For years I've been telling people "I'm pushing 40". Then I was pushing 40 but from the other side. Still,,,"pushing 40".
    Last year I was "25.......wait for it........IN EACH LEG!
    Now it hard to walk as I have 1 leg older than the other.

    Happy Birthday, and Many More!

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