10/27/2006

My Day of Birth...

Today is my day of Birth, or as most in the western hemisphere would say, my birthday. I'm 26. It's the first birthday that I've ever had where I was depressed about becoming a year older. Why am I depressed about 26? Because 25 was the last birthday left with an added perk for a long time. When I turned 25 I could rent a car. What do I have to look forward to now? I'll tell you what: My senior citizen's discount at restaurants. And I don't get that until I hit 65. All I have left are decades. And I've never heard of anyone enjoying turning 30, 40, or 50. Maybe 60. Maybe.

So what did I do on the day of my birth? I spent the day with my co-worker, Silas, finishing our work on the castle above. This weekend we are starting a new teaching series on the armor of God. So I built a castle.

I also ate at a Japanese buffet called Todai. Editor's Note: My friends pretty much regret the decision to take me there. I'll let you figure out why.

I also built my own suit of armor out of a 30 gallon trash can and some metal tubing. I'll post a picture of that after Sunday.

The rest of the weekend is filled with more church prep and, even though I'm not sure where I'll find the time, I'm moving into a new place tomorrow.

Editor's Note: I wish that I hadn't sliced my hand open 4 times while cutting the garbage can.

As it turns out, I've gotten a lot of gift certificates to retaurants this year. Editor's Note: I wonder if my friends are trying to tell me something? Let's see if I get even more friends now that I have the means to get free food...

3 comments:

matt said...

I felt the same way back then. Now that I'm very close to 32, I have found that I don't have a landmark age to look forward to, just landmark things to happen, kids, house, weddings, births, the transformers movie....

Josh Peters said...

maybe you should watch more tv and less blogs.
booyah.

happy birthday old man.

Alli Hibb said...

sorry that your new friends don't know that you hate sushi...