Bodacious Birthdays

Bodacious Birthdays

Make each one better than the last.

I love birthdays. Not my own necessarily, which is right around the corner, but everyone elseโ€™s. I look at them as an opportunity to show people how glad I am that they were born. Itโ€™s likely that this feeling came from my sweet mother as she too loved celebrating birthdays. Mine is close to Easter, so momโ€™s homemade bunny cakes and clever egg hunts were a common occurrence in my younger years. In exchange, when we would go out to dinner for her birthday, I would sneak off to ask the waiter for a serenade and dessert to make her feel special. I tried this with my older brothers too but quickly learned that being the center of attention in a restaurant was not their idea of birthday fun.

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