Sunday, February 26, 2012

Birthday Reprise

As this long weekend draws to a close, I wanted to tell you that my birthday do over was a success.
The morning started with tulips and Starbucks; my husband came in later that morning with balloons tied to a little pink Chinese food carton decorated with white polka dots. The box alone was adorable, but inside hid a lovely scarf in taupe and pink. Perfect.
I even managed to tie the scarf in a complicated way that I liked.
I spent much of the day grading papers, but then escaped for a massage at an Aveda spa. The 50-minute massage was a true, relaxing treat and I got to smell the delicious oils for the rest of the day.
Earl and I were going to go out for dinner that night, but the wind howled around the house and I opted to send him out for pizza instead. I spent the rest of the evening reading a book that I enjoyed a lot -- A Summer in Europe.
Spending Friday the way I wanted, meant that I was behind on paper grading Saturday, so I didn't leave my desk much on Saturday, but the day spent pampering me was well worth it.

5 comments:

Sally Tharpe Rowles said...

Hi Paulita, Happy Birthday redo !!!....I am glad it was a happy one.... Continue to enjoy the rest of your b' day weekend....hope your eye is getting better!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Happy Birthday Redo...lucky you. Love the scarf, but I an terrible working with them except for (1) or (2) designs..LOL

Linda said...

I'm glad your birthday do over was a success. The power of positive thinking.

BFF said...

Happy for you. Sounds lovely

Just Me said...

Sounds fabulous !

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