It’s my birthday today! Hooray~
I’m having a very musical theater birthday this morning and listening to Ethel Merman’s Everything’s Coming Up Roses. It feels fitting, especially because on this milestone of birthdays, I surprisingly don’t feel old. There’s no big age crisis going on over here, and to be honest, I kind of feel like sh*ts just getting good.
This past weekend, Matt surprised me with a quick trip to Vermont where we stayed at an awesome culinary resort. We took a cooking class where we learned to make homemade pasta from scratch with mushroom alfredo sauce, grilled romaine salad, chicken, and mini chocolate lava cakes with homemade banana ice cream. We had a great time checking out Vermont and getting into the culture out there, which is very laid back and a refreshing break from the chaos of New York. We hit up the little shops, and checked out the beer brewery Magic Hat, which was very cheeky and fun.
On the ride home, I begged Matt to stop in Connecticut so I could see Yale and the theater that I performed at a million years ago when I was in Les Miserables. So, we took a little detour and walked around CT for a little bit.
Of course we hit tons of traffic on the way home and of course there was tons of rain to boot, but we’re back in Brooklyn and it’s my birthday and I took the day off from work but I still have lots of homework because next week I have finals and that kind of stinks but that’s ok because it’s my birthday and everything’s coming up roses so hip hip hooray.
So, this is 30, eh? I’ve got to tell you, I’m hopeful about 30. I think this is going to be my year.
And as Ethel would say…
“Curtain up, light the lights, you’ve got nothin’ to hit but the heights.”