Today is my birthday. Holy hell. The past 4 birthdays seem to really bring me back to reality. The truth is as simple as it sounds: I’m not getting any younger. To me, this is terrifying! Like shakin in my boots scared. Where did my life go? Am I where I want to be? Did I do all the things I wanted to do up until this point?
Today I’m 29…Like…whoa…
…and here is a little blurb of me on my 3rd birthday ( I think )
Today I had so many wonderful birthday messages through all sorts of different social networks and emails. It kind of makes a girl feel special. So to those of you who wished me a Happy Birthday, I THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart. Being so far away from what is normal it helps me stay grounded. I forget that living in Germany means that I have to follow their traditions, which is hard since I’ve been celebrating my birthday a different way every year. But I know that next year I will get to celebrate my birthday back in the US next year and it will be amazing!!!! Can. Not. Wait.
So I have one year left in my 20’s. One year as of today to do something great. I’ve got my life bucket list, I have my German bucket list which I am plucking away at but I want something different. Another blogger friend did 30 German towns before she turned 30. That inspired me to want to do something of my own. 30 things before I turn 30. But I need your help and your inspiration to give me ideas. What should I do with myself?! Give me your thoughts!
Here is to another year…correction, another wonderful year full of taking roads that are less traveled and making our own stories. Chapter by chapter.
Until next time, Readers!!!! xoxoxoxo
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
8 thoughts on “Throwback Thursday – People, It’s My Birthday”
Happy Birthday, Kati! This is my very favorite poem that seems to be in the back of my mind always. Take the road less travelled and you will be amazed at what you will see.
Love you always, M
Thanks momma! Its my favorite too! 🙂 xoxoxo
ALLES GUTE ZUM GEBURTSTAG! I love this German bucket list idea – although pretty sure at this point your #3 will never happen for me 🙂
Danke!!! I think #3 will only happen if its a very short conversation. “Hi, how are you, have a nice day” lol
I thought I’d commented on this on your birthday, but I guess I only commented on Facebook?!
Love your German bucket list, but even after 6 years I am yet to have a conversation in German without grammar mistakes. I get articles wrong ALL THE TIME… even when I know what the right article is, I will say the wrong one.
No stress!! I got your lovely bday message regardless! I give up with the articles thing.. I just say whatever one sounds the best in my sentence. lol
Happy belated birthday!
(I am perpetually three weeks behind on my blog reading…)
I’ll take birthday praises any time of the year!!! Thank you!