Happy Birthday

So yes today is my birthday…33 years young. I’ve had a great day and a great year. It’s been a year filled with ups and downs as they all are but as long as there are more ups then I will chalk it up to being a good one.

This year we’ve done a lot of traveling and experienced a lot of wonderful things – among them was going back to the Spanish Steps in Rome. One of my best memories of my wife and I’s life pre-marriage was sitting in the hot sun on the Spanish Steps taking in the sights and sound of one of my favorite cities.

Photo of the Day – Spanish Steps Selfie

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That is (I hope obviously) me on the Spanish Steps in Rome in the early evening. The excitement, energy and life that reverberates from this area is addicting.

Now, after a great sushi dinner and home baked peanut butter and chocolate cookies I’m going to watch a movie I’ve had DVR’d for a couple of weeks…..Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter…the reviews aren’t good but I thought the book was decent so I’ve wanted to see how they adapted it to the big screen.

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10 thoughts on “Happy Birthday

  1. Happy Birthday you youngster!
    Terrific picture! My husband and I also have a lovely memory of sitting on the Spanish Steps in the Spring.
    I really enjoy your blog. It’s one of my favorites.

  2. Congratulation to your youth .. I remember my 33rd birthday very well .. I spend it in France and it was a disaster in many ways. *laughing. Love the purple shirt you’re wearing and this is a brilliant shot – can feel how vibrant the the place is. When I visit Rome I stayed just above the stairs … a city that I still not totally agree with and I think I have told you before.

  3. Feliz cumpleaños, Justin!
    I love your blog and even though I don’t comment as often as I would like, I always admire your talent in each post. You also are a very inspiring writer so thanks for sharing it all with us 🙂

    • Thanks Erika – no problem on the comments. I am glad you like the pictures. There is NO WAY that I can be as inspiring as you though. Keep up your honest and thoughtful posts. You were one of the first people I ‘met’ blogging and I love reading about all of your progress. You’re openness inspires me!

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