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How I Ended Up in Budapest for My Birthday (Video)

Those of you who have read the blog frequently may remember a few birthdays I have had. I try to make them truly memorable and frequently find myself embarking on an adventure of one sort or another. Last year was seeing my 50th state from a helicopter, the year before I went to the White […]

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That Time Family & Friends Told Me Where to Go

We’ve all heard of or seen dramatic scenes in TVs and movies where lots of the loved ones in someone’s life get together for an intervention. Sometimes as they tell the intervenee they have a problem, folks end up telling each other where to go. That sounds pretty ugly. Recently a bunch of my friends and […]

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My 50th Birthday was So Memorable! Helicopter VIDEO

As you may have seen yesterday, I traveled to my 50th state — Utah! — to celebrate my 50th birthday. Sure that is a lot of celebration, but I decided to take it up another notch — you know, go big or go home. I decided to do a helicopter tour of Bryce Canyon National Park […]

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I Had a White House Birthday Celebration This Year!

This year I had another birthday to remember! I’ve mentioned before how much I enjoy having a variety of experiences on my birthdays having celebrated quietly with dear family and friends, marked my birthday pheasant hunting in California or getting my hands hennaed in India. This year, I wasn’t sure how I would spend the day. […]

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Truly Thankful on My Birthday

Today was another in a long line of birthdays for me. Some of you know how many but I’m not telling mainly because I generally try to live a bit younger than the calendar shows. Choosing How to Celebrate Since my birthday is frequently alongside Thanksgiving, it has been easy to celebrate with awesome people […]

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Birthday Greetings & Barnyard Noises Make a Return; I Can Moo, Can You?

Birthday Greetings & Barnyard Noises Make a Return; I Can Moo, Can You?

This morning (August, 2, 2010) one of the first things to come across my screen was that it was Mike Haley‘s birthday. By the time I opened Twitter and caught my first glimpses of my tweet stream, it was loudly mooing! The laughter and memories had struck me before the loudness of Twitter but it sure […]

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Food Poll: Special night... Eat in or eat out?

Food Poll: Special night… Eat in or eat out?

I love it when my blog gets people talking & last week’s food poll on barbecue sure did that! It even spurred a certain friend to tell me that he was taking me on! And yes, he mounted a campaign on Facebook and Twitter AND YET MEMPHIS pulled pork won! To promote some healing, I’d […]

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