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To Myself - On My Birthday - May, 18

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To Myself - On My Birthday - May, 18

Two decades plus something and counting

My life in this world is taking shape finally

The Twists and turns of the world I'm now understanding

And I'm beginning to treat life more maturely


Fast forward to the not so distant future

I see myself a married and established being

Instilling into my children a wonderful culture

And strapping them in my SUV so we can go sightseeing


All said and done, today happens to be my birthday

I've had so many good wishes from friends and acquaintances

Hoping i enjoy to the fullest this wonderful day

This day will certainly leave fond memories

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  1. Date: 6/17/2011 4:20:00 AM
    This is exactly how you should feel on a birthday xx Jen

  1. Date: 6/9/2011 11:59:00 AM
    Thanks a lot Constance... I will do exactly that...

  1. Date: 6/9/2011 6:13:00 AM
    A be-lated happy birthday, Felix, may all your dreams come to you I love that line "and strapping them in my SUV so we can go sightseeing" I truly hope you do exactly this one day~~