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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Thirty-one

In one hour, I will be a thirty-one year old: father, husband, son, brother, philosopher, blogger, hockey fan, and list maker.

52 comments:

Swirl Girl said...

Happy 31st!
You and Baskin Robbin's have a lot in common.

Variety and Flavor!

Missy said...

Happy Birthday!

Heather said...

Happy Happy Joy Joy! =D

usmcfamily04 said...

happy birthday--31 isn't that bad--it's 32 that is the real kick in the pants.

Cassie said...

Happy Birthday :)

Mary Beth said...

Happy Birthday! 30 and 31 didn't bother me that much - for some reason, 33 killed me! But you've got ages before that one hits:)

Carolyn...Online said...

Delurking wish you a happy one and all that.

Will said...

Happy Birthday. We are the same age for two more months and twenty-three days.

Black Hockey Jesus said...

You said (B) Hockey (J) fan.

Mommy Melee said...

I am a nutbar hockey fan. Also, I had a dream about you last night. Piles of weird.

Let's go Lightning! :P

Badass Geek said...

Dude... You are 9 years older than me.

Badass Geek said...

Oh, and Happy Birthday.

BretCB said...

Have a great birthday!

for a different kind of girl said...

Happy birthday. Make sure your list includes "Enjoy day. Eat quarter of body weight in cake. Roll around in all the birthday wishes."

Carmen said...

Have a great day. Be sure in include lots of cake. lots of alcohol and lots of fun.

MadWoman said...

Happy 31st!!! At least you're still on the UPhill swing to 40 :)

Ali said...

dude. have a great birthday :)

FearandParentinginLasVegas said...

Happy Birthday you old fart. Oh wait. I'm older than you. oops!

Jenny, the Bloggess said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Headless Mom said...

I knew you were cool-our birthdays are in the same week!

31 was a great year for me- My first son was born when I was 31. Enjoy it!

MereCat said...

Happy Birthday, you little spring chicken!

tiennie said...

Happy Birthday to a hockey-loving, movie-watching, life-blogging, chicklit-writing, Ryan Reynolds abs-matching, lie-telling, backpacking, philosophizing, wearing jeans running, making others-laughing, thirty-something, list-making, blog-stalking, dads' foruming, solo guying, moms group participating, city-editoring, masses entertaining, heart-touching, too much twittering, Disney-obsessing, awesome parenting, great-friending, cool sibling, loving son-ing, wife-supporting, super hero-ing, good-looking, Prom-Kinging, Emily and Erin-adoring, all-arounding kind of nice guy!

Can you tell I recently discovered your blog and read through your archives to come up with 31 descriptions of you? Thanks for making me laugh out loud a lot and remember what it was like when my 4 were that young! Have a great one! (me disappearing back into creepy blogstalkingdom)

kittenpie said...

Happy 31st!
Enjoy your day in style, mister.

Backpacking Dad said...

Tiennie: that was the best comment ever. Now I'm callingthe cops. :}

Aunt Becky said...

Happy birthday, my Cancer friend in arms! I turn the big 28 next Tuesday!

reneedesigns said...

Happy Birthday. I'll have a drink in your honor.

Ms Picket To You said...

sneaking in to say: and many more.....


out of tune though. sorry.

Twenty Four At Heart said...

Happiest of birthdays to you! How are you going to celebrate?

Sandie Law said...

Welcome to the world of 31! It's nice here. :) Hope you have an awesome birthday!

mumma boo said...

Happy Birthday! Watch your favorite hockey replays, drink your favorite beer, and hang out with your favorite girls. And eat cake - lots and lots of cake.

A.C. said...

Happy Birthday! Y'know, I hear 31 is the new....oh, nevermind. Have a good one.

MetroDad said...

31? Aww...you're just a young pup! Happy birthday, man. Cheers!

AEA said...

Happy Birthday, Fat.

Jennifer said...

Happy Birthday! :)

Rattling The Kettle said...

Only four more years until you start getting annual colon checks on your birthdays!

Danielle said...

Happy Birthday!!

Hope you have something fun and festive planned!

And colon checks and prostate exams! Good times....

:)

Worker Mommy said...

Happy Birthday! Please tell me you're out doing something fun and not resembling any kind of responsibility whatsoever.

Cherie said...

Backpacking Dad.. Happy birthday too you!!! I am attempting to sing this to you in my beest Marilyn Monroe voice, but as luck would have it there is no sound. Thank goodness for you! :)

Happy birthday anyways. Hope it is a great one!

Cherie

Jennifer said...

Happy Birthday!!

Forever In School said...

Happy Birthday Backpacking Dad!

I have found your blog recently and I enjoy reading it.
Keep doing what you are doing. I bet you are the best backpacking dad ever!

disneylandgrandma said...

I'm coming out of lurkiousity to wish you a Happy Birthday!
I love and admire you, and could ask for no better husband & best friend for Emily, or daddy for Erin.
You're the ginchiest!

Doodaddy said...

Just a baby...

31 is good. Prime number and all that.

alntv said...

Happy Birthday dude! Enjoy it while ya can! LOL

Mandy said...

happy birthday... you're just a baby!

Vanilla said...

Ha! I'm 32! I win! Right? :(

Happy Birthday!

bejewell said...

Happy belated birthday, Jake Ryan. Hope it was a good one.

motherbumper said...

Dude, I'm late for EVERYTHING. Happy Belated Birthday kiddo.

justlori2day said...

Happy Birthday!

Meagan Francis said...

Happy 31st! I'll be following in your footsteps in about 16 days.

Don Mills Diva said...

Happy birthday handsome!xgulk

TLC said...

So how does 31 feel? I think I remember that one...

Hope your sister had a happy birthday, too. Neat that we share the day.

So what is your favorite flavor of Baskin-Robbins ice cream?

T.

caramama said...

Happy Birthday! July birthdays are the best!