Because first there was this:
And then there was this:
And today there was a long afternoon at the pond, which included public napping -- and not in a sitting position -- a tasty smoothie based on a stranger's recommendation (show me who can resist something called "Raspberry Romance"), and now there is fooling around with my iPod and the fabulous iHome docking station given to me by Schmin.
Oh, and one more wonderful thing: Reading all your lovely birthday hellos and good wishes. You guys are the cherry on top.
Why haven't I turned 42 before?