and so the week of my birthday has come and gone. there were no surprises, nothing spectacular or extra-ordinary happened. it just went by like any ordinary week. except that i got to take a leave from work for 3 straight days without the guilt-trip. (yes, i do sometimes feel guilty when i'm absent from work.) and life just moved on for everybody else without them noticing that, hey, i'm now 40.
i am thankful for all the greetings. most especially, the time spent with my kids doing whatever we want, going wherever we want and sleeping as long as i want. ahhh... the rewards of growing old. the best things in life are free.