Today, is my birthday!


This morning, I woke up to 20 texts and about 50 facebook notes all wishing me a happy birthday. Just when I didnt think I could feel any luckier or more loved, I checked my email. I had one personal email from my dear friend Kait, who I used to live with. Yesterday I just happened to be wishing she could be here for my birthday like she has been the last two years. I specifically loved the notes she gave me on both of those days, especially the first one, I still remember what was in that short but very full letter. It just stuck. So here I am, groggy eyed, squinting at my computer screen and there it is, my birthday note from my dear friend that is traveling all the way around the world at the moment. I melted at the realization that she took the time to write me ON my actual birthday morning, right after I was yearning for a note from her. The PS she left me with left tears running down my newly 25 year old face. If I could start everyday like I did today...Id be the luckiest person in the world! 
Here's what she wrote me...

"P.S. Since I've been traveling, a lot of people have complimented me on my ability to choose laughter over fear or anger. I want to let you know that you taught me that when we lived together, and it makes everything better. Don't forget what you taught me, and teach it to others."


  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :) And that's an amazing philosophy on life that you taught her... It's great to have a friend like that! I have it too, my bff and I actually share our birthday too!

  2. Happy birthday! Feliz cumpleaños!

  3. Happy Birthday Lace! What a great way to start the day, that is so thoughtful of Kait to share that with you. Enjoy the day!!

  4. Ooh so sweet, happy birthday! xo

  5. Happy birthday :)
    Hope you have an amazing day!

  6. Happy Birthday! Enjoy your special day :) You have a really nice friend, that was thoughtful of her to say!

  7. Happy birthday!!

  8. Sorry I'm late, but

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    *** Happy Birthday, Lacey!!! ***

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    I hope you enjoyed it! :)




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a folding, umbrellalike, fabric device for allowing a person, to float down safely through the air from a great height.

“But it’s hard to stay mad when there’s so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I’m seeing it all at once and it’s too much. My heart fills up like a balloon that’s about to burst. And then I remember to relax, and stop trying to hold on to it, and then it flows through me like rain and I can’t feel anything but gratitude for every single moment of my stupid little life.” — American Beauty