I didn’t check out the math…but I’m just guessing that Karla was right when she said that as of two days ago I had been alive for 16, 436 days. That sounds like a big number… but you know what? It’s not even depressing to me as these multiples of 5 can often be.
Again, I’ll never tire of saying this: “I’m just happy to be here” and enjoy days like this with my family. I wanted to pass along some cool pictures I was able to shoot from the plane ride that Benj and I took on Saturday morning September 19, 2009 and also a couple pics of “the real Thomas.”
We (the pilot Brian Bean, Benj and I) took off from the Winterset airport at about 9:00 a.m. and flew around central Iowa for about an hour and a half. The world looks entirely different from 500-1000 feet above the earth than it does from ground level. It was an awesome day for a plane ride!
For those of you who don’t know, which is probably most of you, today is Mike’s birthday. We always go out for lunch on Friday, as this is Mike’s day off. As we were eating yesterday, he said, “When I turned 43, I never would have guessed that I’d be happy to make it to 45, or that reaching that age would be in question.” Continue reading Mike Makes It To Age 45! Woo! Hoo!→