60

10 May

Well, today is my birthday (again) and it marks my 21 thousandth 900 and 15th day (who’s counting?) alive on the planet Earth (where else?) I’ve even accounted for leap days…and there have been 15 of them since 1955.

Funny how we like to count things. Remember when you were little and counting things actually was a good way to spend your time? And you used to even count to the 1/2 when it came to your years?…Ah, those were the days.

I try to count my blessings now, although in a world where complaining has become a national pastime and several (if not most) television programs, it isn’t always easy to remember to do.

When one considers that I could have been born anywhere and at any time and to anyone, (any 2) I really hit the trifecta 60 years ago…hopefully my string of incredibly good luck (no need to be overly conceited now is there?) continues.

And to everyone who reads this…thanks for the visit. Smile, have a great day and enjoy the possibilities of what still may come!… (and the improbable remarkableness of what has passed!)

And this year…Happy Mother’s day too!

Surprise quiz: (for all of you teachers out there 🙂 How many birthdays does the average man have?

Answer: One! (of course)

19 Responses to “60”

  1. ruminationville May 10, 2015 at 7:27 pm #

    Ha, ha. And, happy birthday!

  2. Opening the Shutters May 10, 2015 at 7:44 pm #

    Happy birthday!

  3. Vagenda Vixen May 10, 2015 at 7:44 pm #

    Happy Birthday! : ) X

  4. onnovocks May 10, 2015 at 7:59 pm #

    Happy 60th!

  5. avwalters May 10, 2015 at 9:15 pm #

    And many more….

  6. Navigating Dad May 10, 2015 at 9:31 pm #

    happy birthday and enjoy…this is your day….

  7. tric May 10, 2015 at 10:11 pm #

    Happy birthday, hope you had a good day.

  8. Natasha Ramsey May 10, 2015 at 11:51 pm #

    Happy Birthday!!

  9. cvnadagroup2017 May 11, 2015 at 12:19 am #

    but happy birth day to you??

  10. makagutu May 11, 2015 at 7:32 am #

    Happy birthday, mate.
    And a long happy and productive life to you

  11. drshyamalavatsa May 11, 2015 at 12:19 pm #

    Happy Birthday 🙂

  12. Ravi Chander May 11, 2015 at 1:42 pm #

    Many More Happy Returns!

  13. TamrahJo May 11, 2015 at 4:33 pm #

    Happy Birthday! 🙂

  14. Tessa May 12, 2015 at 2:43 am #

    Happy Birthday!

  15. Outlier Babe May 13, 2015 at 10:04 am #

    Happy belated birthday. May your next four decades be filled with health, wisdom, and happiness.
    🙂

    • gpicone May 13, 2015 at 7:48 pm #

      Thank you! You are too kind 🙂

  16. Elle May 19, 2015 at 3:10 pm #

    Hope you had a happy birthday. 60 is still very young also 🙂

  17. jacquelineobyikocha May 19, 2015 at 3:19 pm #

    Just read your some of your write ups. Your article on your 60th birthday simply made me smile, especially seeing that you liked my article “the days in our lives”. It appears, I have met someone in the virtual world who thinks a bit like I do. Just a much older someone. I will keep tagging behind you and glean off your wisdom. Thank you

  18. GP Cox May 22, 2015 at 11:43 am #

    So sorry I missed the BIG 60 for you! Happy Belated Birthday – hope you had a great one!!

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