My friends Edeena and Joy tucked 40 thoughts in this pink typewriter they gave me. Number 36 said: "All we want to say is: Thanks. For being part of our lives, for being true, for being kind. For telling your stories in your blogs. For taking wonderful photos that capture our happiest days together."
To be part of other people's lives and they, in yours -- nothing could be more wonderful than that.
And I cannot NOT share this --
1. a small l (the letter) means 1 (the number)
2. LIVE HAPPY.
3. BE HAPPY.
4. Live. Love Learn.
5. shall we?
6. control only the things you can control.
8. happiness is typing on a pink typewriter.
9. dear ai, happy 40th. this typewriter is so special because it doesn't allow shouting. no freaking exclamation point.
10. when the going gets tough, the tough gets going.
11. take more photos.
12. watch cartoons.
14. did you know that worrying is an addiction?
15. too much analysis leads to paralysis.
16. dear aileen, it touches me how close you are to angela & monica :)
17. happiness is typing on a pink typewriter.
18. be young forever.
19. mistakes happen. deal with it. cross it out and move to the next number.
20. halfway mark (giddy jump)
21. we figured, it took you 40 years to be 40. wow. she deserves the best gift for that...
22. happiness is typing on a pink typewriter.
23. never watch the walking dead.
24. forgive and forget.
25. dream awake.
26. try new things.
27. according to Albert Einstein, imagination is more important than knowledge.
28. enjoy staring at the blue turquoise sky after the sun sets.
29. today is october 27, 2012 and we are playing with a pink typewriter at Edeena's messy place.
30. happy birthday.
31. dear aileen, it's been awesome to know you. you're the best 2nd bestfriend anyone could wish for.
32. did you get your wishes this year?
33. when you look beyond 40, what do you see?
34. do you think we will be friends forever (and ever)?
35. what is your dream?
36. dear aileen, WELL. Guess, all we want to say is: thanks. for being part of our lives, for being true, for being kind. for telling your stories in your blogs. for taking wonderful photos that capture our happiest days together.
37. thank you for always making me feel welcomed.
38. let's have more adventures, darling.
39. places to visit: compostela valley to see the habal-habal that could carry up to a dozen passengers; bhutan to meet a king; underwater again; your place and mine. and hongkong, all together, at disneyland, one day.
40. with all our love, edeena and joy.
Thank you, E and J!