Friday, July 31, 2009

Happy Birthday, Baby!

Today is the Evil Twin's 50th birthday. Yep, the big Five-Oh! How did it come to this??? :-)

From a baby faced teen:



To a mohawked punk rocker:



To a dad of two who drives both a minivan and a Buick! LOL.

He and I both had mohawks back in our punk days, although he had his much earlier than mine (and I didn't even know him back then).

I love him because he is so much like me, but at the same time, not like me. He is outgoing, I am quieter. But, we have so many of the same interests and I think that being with him has drawn me out of my once MUCH quieter shell into a person who actually has fun with life and doesn't carry worries or regrets.

When we first met, I was 23 and he was 32. Now, we are 41 and 50, respectively. And, it seems like almost no time has passed whatsoever.

We're still silly. Even just last night, we were conspiring against Buddy.

Buddy had come down the hall twice saying that he thought he heard someone calling his name.

We proceeded to call his name and then act like we hadn't. LOL.

I think it only took him one time to figure it out because he didn't come when called the second time.

We've been through a lot together. Some good, some bad, but I'd like to think mostly good.

I still can't get to sleep well unless he's beside me in bed.

The man I hung all my hopes and dreams on has rarely let me down. But, the important thing is that he's been my ally for all the big things. That would make any of the smaller, less significant hurts pale far, far in comparison.

In my eyes, he still looks 32. He certainly doesn't act his age! And, he really doesn't look anywhere near 50. In fact, one of my favorite guessing games when we meet new people is "Guess the Evil Twin's age". They usually guess mid 30s.

I'm not going to put a more recent picture here, because I don't think he would approve of that.

But take my word for it, he is very handsome, very funny and very every thing I ever wanted for a partner in life.

On Thursday afternoon, the kids and I went to get a cake from Kroger. We picked one and Buddy chose the color of the icing to say "Happy 50th, Dad". Even Sissy said, "Daddy will love this cake!"

It was so fun. We don't have much money to celebrate right now, so I'm hoping the cake and the love of his family is enough.

Honey, I love you and I hope we have many more years together.

31 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday for the big 50! I am sure you are still a looker ET.
    That was a lovely tribute ETW....don't wear out all your towels.xx♥

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  2. Happy Birthday ET, I know I'm enjoying 50

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  3. Happy Birthday Evil Twin! You know this entitles him to extra special birthday sex, right? ;-)

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  4. Beautiful tribute to one great guy. Happy birthday to ET. I hope he has a great one and enjoy the cake.

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  5. Happy 50th, Evil Twin!

    And congratulations to both of you.

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  6. Happy Birthday EVil Twin!

    Weird Science and feathered hair..gotta love the 70's!

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  7. Happy Birthday to him!

    What a lovely birthday post for him. :)

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  8. Happy birthday to him!

    Where's the picture of you with your mohawk? :-)

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  9. A Very Happy Birthday!!

    I'm sure the cake and the love surrounding him is the best present he could ever want! :)

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  10. Better stock-up the jizz-rags, this is a big one!

    A love story and sweetly told, ETW, I'm glad you have each other.

    No shit? You had a Mohawk? I'd like to see a photo of that ; )

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  11. Happy Birthday ET!
    It will be a wonderful day for both of you! Why not extend the celebration into the weekend?

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  12. Happy Birthday Evil Twin.

    Congrats to ETW for finding such a great man!

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  13. What? 50 years old and no mullet shot?

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  14. Happy B-Day ET !!!!!! Hey ETW, I definately want to see the pick of your mo !!!

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  15. Sweet. Happy B-day to the Evil Twin!

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  16. very sweet! Happy B-day ET! You - punk rocker, really?? hmmm....post a pic of that, K?? I'd take Cake & all the love, anyday! :)

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  17. Happy Birthday ET :) Time flies huh? From punk rocker to dad in a minivan. So crazy! Enjoy your day with your husband. I love to hear wonderful love stories!! :)

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  18. Fifty was a great year for me and I hope it will be for you too ET!!

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  19. Sorry i was too busy yesterday to stop by, but happy 50th to TET! He has to rock if he has you! ;)

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  20. i hope you and the family had a great day! birthdays ROCK!!!

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  21. Just 50? He is still young!!!

    Happy B'day to the ET, and lucky you to get to call him your own:)

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  22. 50 is a good age, a good time of life...Happy Happy ET. A really cool tribute....where is the partner photo of you with a Mohawk?

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  23. ETW: I know that baby faced teen! Have him look at my FB page and check out the "A bunch of hippies" photo. Ask him if he recognizes the girl with the long red hair wearing the green shirt. I never forget a face. Names yes, faces no.

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  24. Happy Birthday to Evil Twin and many, many more! I am sure that that the family and cake mean more than anything else could. I know as I get older, I realize that those things are what really matters in life.

    Make sure you give him 50 BIG kisses!

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  25. Happy Birthday to the Evil Twin. That's a nice tribute to him. :-)

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  26. Happy Belated Birthday Evil Twin!

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  27. i'm new... anticipation to post round more often!

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