Another year older

So last week it was my birthday and I turned 26. I am officially now closer to thirty than I am to twenty , even though I don’t like to admit it, although I still feel like I’m an eighteen sometimes trying to figure out my life. Age is but a number though as I like to think about it, it doesn’t matter the number we put on our life we can live it how ever we feel. For me sometimes that is as a six year old child and others as a ninety year old woman, depending on my mood. My birthday always falls either when I was in school or now while I am working and this year it was no different but I still had the best day. This is usually fine as I don’t really like to make a fuss about it, if someone doesn’t know it is my birthday I probably won’t tell them, but if people make something of it I will take it all in and have fun.

I woke to balloons, streamers and a sign on my door which was a nice surprise in the morning. Then my desk in the office was decorated with balloons and banners which was great. I also some gifts which mainly contained chocolate as people know me too well. I got a package from home too which was also just full of chocolate which was great, I really am very easy to please. It was my directors birthday the week before so we had a joint staff social birthday bash too which was great. We had snacks, did some karaoke, had glow sticks and played some games. It was a great night and some great fun. I also got a present of a moose in a bucket hat too off the staff which was so nice. Having a birthday at camp really is the best as you are basically with your second family whether you have known them a day or a year it just feels natural. I also had to skip around the dining hall as is camp tradition with people signing. Of course I also had a little birthday photo shoot as well because why not, so the photos are the product of that. I was freezing standing out on the lake but you gotta do it for the photo.

So I may be another year older but I am still my same goofy self. I thought writing this I would come up with some great lessons I have learned or how I want this year to go but really if it keeps going as it is going I will be happy. I get to live in the most amazing place with scenery all around which I am in awe of. I get to work with people who are as passionate about things as I am and who accept me for my crazy self. I have the most wonderful family and friends who support me from near and far. If my twenty-sixth year keeps going like this , it is going to be one amazing year.

So happy birthday to me, another year older but still as goofy as ever.



2 Comments Add yours

  1. Paul Keogh says:

    Belated Happy Birthday, Emma, another great blog post, they’re very entertaining, keep it going, love to hear from you, all the best for 2020, caht ye soon, lots of love from snowy Leitrim, though not as snowy as in your pics, but snowy for here, Paul & Nuala

    1. xemmamurphyx says:

      Thank you 😊 Haha hope you are staying warm from the cold ❄🖒

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