I’m 50 today. OMG!!

23 Dec

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Yup, today my twin sister and I (along with Eddie Vedder, former lead singer of Pearl Jam) turn 50.

It makes me giggle to say I’m 50 because I feel as though I am lying. My body might be 50, by my mind and soul are not.

As a kid, Christmas birthdays are hard because you fear your special day will get lost in the holiday shuffle. At 50, you sort of hope it will.

Here, are some of my favorite books that turned 50 this year:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang  by Ian Fleming

Whistle for Willie by Ezra jack Keat

Ribsy by Beverly Cleary

The Pushcart War  by Jean Merrill

Rascal  by Sterling North

The Book of Three  by Lloyd Alexander

Well, it looks as though I am in good company! Have a wonderful day and a wonderful holiday season!

12 Responses to “I’m 50 today. OMG!!”

  1. The Story Reading Ape December 23, 2014 at 8:21 am #

    I still think young – I’m closing in on 65 😀

  2. Leigh Anne December 23, 2014 at 8:37 am #

    Happy Birthday! I turned 50 in January and wrote a post about Harriet the Spy on the Nerdy Book Club blog. I didn’t know we shared the same year with some of the other books. Thanks for sharing those. Hope you have a great day!

  3. Bill Armstrong December 23, 2014 at 8:39 am #

    Happy Birthday! Woofs, Bill and the “Girls” Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:18:25 +0000 To: billa_1@msn.com

  4. joann hulquist December 23, 2014 at 8:44 am #

    Happy Birthday!

    Joann Hulquist Sent from my iPad

  5. arjeha December 23, 2014 at 8:59 am #

    50 is only a number. We are as old as we feel…although admittedly there are days when I feel quite old. Anyway, Happy birthday to you and your sister. Here’s wishung you many more.

  6. Brittany S. December 23, 2014 at 10:33 am #

    Happy birthday, Adrienne!!!

  7. elsie December 23, 2014 at 10:50 am #

    It’s a special day, so I hope you have a special celebration happening! I know what you mean about not not thinking that is truly your number. I had the same issue on my birthday this year, but you need to add ten to your number for mine. 🙂

  8. Tara Smith December 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm #

    Happy Birthday! You are in great company!

  9. Terje December 23, 2014 at 12:05 pm #

    Happy Birthday! You are in great company indeed.

  10. Annette Rochelle Aben December 23, 2014 at 12:42 pm #

    Happy Birthday! and Welcome to the 50’s! This is a wonderful decade and may I say one filled with Magic and Miracles! Enjoy!!!

  11. Linda Baie December 23, 2014 at 3:12 pm #

    Happiest of birthdays, Adrienne. You definitely are in good company!

  12. Ramona December 26, 2014 at 7:15 am #

    You are in wonderful company! I know about those December birthdays – the 23rd is my brother’s and the 25th in my sister’s. I try hard to remember their special days.

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