– I’ll write a letter to 36 different and new people over the next 12 months.
– This is an ongoing project, so you have until December 2015 to participate.
– To receive a letter, you can post a comment below, tell me about yourself (or the person you want me to write to), and ask me a few questions to get me going.
– Another way to receive a letter is to write me a letter!
Please share this with your friends… I’d love to meet and write to new people! Thank you. See you in the mail…
It was my birthday last Friday (on 12/12), and I turned 35 years old! But rest assured: nothing has changed, I still feel like I’m 16.
Here is a list of 35 things that were involved on my birthday (it was a 2 day celebration):
1- Sushi! This is a must on my birthday. Raw salmon, seaweed salad, tempura shrimp, yum!
2- An orange birthday card from my wife.
3- A special edition of my son’s magazine cover, just for me!
4- A new external hard drive.
5- A visit at my favorite thrift store.
6- Birthday balloons from my mom.
7- Some new funky Sock Dream tights.
8- A handmade birthday card from my mom.
9- A bacon cheeseburger at Five Guys, with salty peanuts and French fries!
10- A few rounds of Bingo with my family.
11- Two episodes of Dexter (we’re on season 7 now).
12- A birthday card from LEP member Becka in the United States!
13- The discovery of possibly the most amazing grocery store on the planet: Adonis.
14- The book Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner.
15- A game of Color Addcit – I won!
16- A game of Yum (Yahtzee) – I won!
17- A game of Snakes and Ladders – I lost.
18- A birthday card from my LEP birthday twin, Lesley in the United States!
19- A few thrifted clothes (dresses, skirts, shirts and a cardigan).
20- A slice of Ferrero Rocher cake (I had to eat it in 2 sittings)!
21- The book The Honeymoon Effect: The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth.
23- A bunch of vintage postage stamps.
24- Handmade card + present from my penpal Lisa in France.
25- A party hat that made me look like a unicorn.
26- Tzatziki sauce, dates wrapped in prosciutto, crackers, tofu spread, couscous, Greek olive hummus, a ton of vegetables.
27- A very moving post full of touching birthday wishes from LEP members (I cried)!
28- My very first ugly sweater, matching Denise’s new ugly sweater.
29- Chocolate Tiramisu cake.
30- Handmade card from my penpal Bonnie in Canada. She made a map of the world with our LEP stamp! How creative is she?!
31- A bilingual version of the happy birthday song left on my voicemail by my friend Annik.
32- A birthday card from my son, full of his wonderful illustrations.
33- Wine glasses.
34- A lot of snow…
35- And most importantly… A lot of love!
It was a great birthday – thanks to everyone who brought a smile to my face!