Having just had another birthday, I thought I would post this again 🙂
Happy birthday to me, feliz cumpeanos a mi! I love the birthday greetings I have gotten on Facebook today. But I have noticed a trend: some of the men have wished me happy twenty five, happy thirty nine… wink, wink. Do they think this is a compliment? Although I have been tempted at times to lie about my age on dating sites, I remain honest about the years I have been blessed with, forty nine as of today.
And although it’s nice to hear that I don’t look my age, I don’t live for these accolades. I have known people who do. I would loathe hearing someone tell an old friend of mine that he didn’t look his fifty – plus years, because he would brag about it for hours. He would often jokingly claim he was in his early forties, even thirties. Gently, I reminded him about his father…
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