May 07, 2008

40 is the New 30!!!!

We are not discouraged; rather, although our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this momentary light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to what is seen but to what is unseen; for what is seen is transitory, but what is unseen is eternal. --2 Cor. 4:16-18

Happy Birthday to Me!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

What!? You're older today? You don't look it one bit!

May 07, 2008 6:25 AM  
Blogger Cookie said...

Happy birthday!

May 07, 2008 6:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday.

May 07, 2008 6:43 AM  
Blogger Fr. Andrew said...

Well happy birthday!

May 07, 2008 7:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to you!

May 07, 2008 8:22 AM  
Blogger ArchAngel's Advocate said...

Happy B-day! Which anniversary of your 29th is it? (I can hear my mother-God rest her soul!- now "Michael, gentlemen don't ask a lady her age" "Momma, I ain't a gentleman!") :P

May 07, 2008 8:50 AM  
Blogger swissmiss said...

Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day!

May 07, 2008 9:26 AM  
Blogger Our Word said...

Happy Birthday indeed, from a fellow Taurus!


May 07, 2008 9:33 AM  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

AA: I'm am really 40 today and I don't have any problem saying so! I'm not upset you asked either. :-)

Mitchell: There are a lot of Blogging Bulls in this town, aren't there? I'm sure that means something. LOL!

May 07, 2008 10:03 AM  
Blogger Terry Nelson said...

I was just at Adoro's and saw her beautiful new header and read her first entry and saw that it is your birthday today!!!!

Happy Birthday Honey! 40 really is the new 30. I was 40 once.

I'm so excited it is your birthday - aren't you?

May 07, 2008 10:32 AM  
Blogger Terry Nelson said...

Mitchell - I'm a Taurus too! happy birthday to us all! (I'm going to be 42...)

Now I'm really excited.

May 07, 2008 10:34 AM  
Blogger Adrienne said...

Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to yooou ou
Happy Birthday to you..

May 07, 2008 10:52 AM  
Blogger Fr. V said...


Fr. V

May 07, 2008 11:31 AM  
Blogger Vincenzo said...

Happy Birthday!

May 07, 2008 12:38 PM  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

Thanks everyone!

Oh, and Terry's 2nd comment...remember, what I said about bull?

May 07, 2008 1:06 PM  
Blogger ArchAngel's Advocate said...

I always wanted to buy a Taurus but could never afford one {{rim-shot}}

May 07, 2008 1:15 PM  
Blogger Terry Nelson said...

Hey! Anyway - go to my AR blog and your birthday song you are dancing to in the photo is there. It's fun!

I'm going to adoration for th rest of the afternoon and I'll be praying for you and all thee bloggers and commenters here.

May 07, 2008 1:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy B-day! I hope you are having a wonderful & blessed day!

Just remember - the 20's are MUCH more fun than the teens. 30's are a BLAST. 40's are SOOO MUCH better than the 30's! I can't wait 'til I'm in my 60's. It's bound to be party city! LOL

May 07, 2008 2:03 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

Happy Birthday! (And don't worry... I'm even older than Terry.)


May 07, 2008 2:17 PM  
Blogger uncle jim said...

"i'm a little late."

those words used to throw the hearts of young men into a panic.

for me, i just wish i had gotten to wish you a happy b-day a little earlier in the day ... not when it is already 3/4 over.

enjoy the rest of it.

May 07, 2008 4:55 PM  
Blogger Joe of St. Thérèse said...

Happy B-day

May 07, 2008 5:28 PM  
Blogger Tom in Vegas said...

Happy B-Day Cathy!

I think canon law gives you the thumbs up for a drunken stupor...but ONLY for today!


May 07, 2008 6:33 PM  
Blogger Rob said...

Better late than never. Blessed Day to you

May 07, 2008 6:35 PM  
Blogger Anna B. said...

Feliz Cumpleanos!!!

May 07, 2008 6:40 PM  
Blogger Melody K said...

Birthday blessings!

May 07, 2008 7:37 PM  
Blogger Our Word said...

Cathy, you're right about bloggers and bull, but I'm not sure I want to look too closely at that...

Terry, I'm excited that you're going to be 42. That's a special number, you know. As big as Life, the Universe, and Everything.


May 07, 2008 9:14 PM  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

Thanks, everyone! Uncle Jim: Um, thanks for sharing your history with us. LOL!

May 07, 2008 9:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy birthday, Cathy! Blessings, etc., today and through the year.

[I just returned from celebrating after the presentation, which went as smashingly well as it could have. :-)]

May 07, 2008 10:50 PM  
Blogger Cathy said...

Happy birthday, Cath!

I made it with thirty minutes to spare!

May 07, 2008 11:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No, no, no!! 50 is the new 30!!! Don't you listen to Oprah? Sheesh! (Since I'll be turning 50 in two years, I have to get cracking on educating everyone about this fact. Never too early, right?)

Anyway-- that would make 40 the new 20~ ;-)

Happy Birthday, dear Caaaaatttthhhhyyyyyyyyyyyyyy, Happy Birthday to you!!!

Many happy and blessed returns to of the day to you!!

Love and prayers,

May 08, 2008 3:53 AM  
Blogger uncle jim said...

orf course it is history only in the sense that i recall hearing of such things from acquaintances.
happy birthday, now, even a little later!
and as georgette commented, 40 is the new 20 - 50 is the new 30 ... i'm not sure what happened at 60, though.

May 08, 2008 4:58 AM  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

Uncle Jim: Eventually, we start running out of excuses. LOL!

Georgette: LOL! I like your math.

Ma: Thanks! I'm keeping my birthday vibe for a while so it's never too late for the well wishes! :-)

QM: That's great! I hope you have a blog report. I'm sorry that I could not be there.

May 08, 2008 6:34 AM  
Blogger ignorant redneck said...

Happy birthday Ms. Kathy!

BTW--40 is women start being beautiful, instead of meerly pretty.

May 08, 2008 4:33 PM  
Blogger Christine said...

Happy Birthday Cathy!

May 08, 2008 5:38 PM  
Blogger Maryellen said...

I'm glad you're still in your Birthday Vibes, so it's okay that I'm a day late in saying Happy 40th! The 40's were my best years.

I'm still in my Birthday Vibes and mine was April 3rd. Your 40th is a real milestone, but mine was a MILESTONE I didn't ever expect to see.

I love your blog, tho' I don't get here very often. You have some great friends.

May 08, 2008 8:37 PM  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

Redneck: Very smoothly stated.

Christine: Thanks!

maryellen: Thank you. I am truly blessed.

Hey, another 4 comments and it will be the same # of comments as my age! LOL!

May 08, 2008 10:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


May 09, 2008 3:21 PM  
Blogger Anna B. said...

Feliz Cumpleanos!!!

May 09, 2008 7:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't you believe it!! Sixty (60) is the new 40, Hon! Sit back and enjoy the ride, because it only gets more interesting from now on! Best wishes for a (belated) Happy Birthday from a 61-yr-old (young minded) Canadian reader. God bless!

May 14, 2008 6:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, Cathy! I just wanted to comment so I can be #40! Did I make it? (You can send my prize to my address in India, thanks!)


May 15, 2008 8:53 PM  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

Georgette: You did it! Hey, wait a minute, I'm the birthday girl! You are shameless! :-)

Thanks to everyone who commented!

May 16, 2008 3:17 PM  

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