Hey, does this blog look zippier? Flashier? Fresher?
Well. I don't know why not.
I mean, after all, I'm typing it on my BRAND NEW & IMPROVED Mac Pro laptop that I got today...
And all I had to do to deserve this zippier, flashier, and fresher computer was have a birthday and turn the ripe old age of 49.
Today was seriously the best birthday, like, ever.
Breakfast of cinnamon rolls served while in bed.
A trip to the Apple store so I could pick out a new and improved laptop. Nothing against my old Mac, but it was 2 years old, which in computer years, is like 40 years old.
I did have a small moment of panic when I had to leave my old laptop at Apple so they could transfer all of my data to the new one. Yikes. They said it would take 24-48 hours, and I had a slight anxiety attack, thinking I would be without data and internet and Google and Facebook for possibly up to 2 days. OMG. What would I do??!!
I reluctantly left the old and the new Macs at the Apple store, and walked around the Country Club Plaza with Hubby, enjoying an almost-perfect Saturday morning.
We had a delicious lunch on a little sidewalk cafe, watching the people and the puppies and the Porsches.
After lunch, we walked some more, enjoying the ambiance of the shops and the restaurants, and ducking into a bookstore where I picked up some books for an upcoming trip.
We then drove to a local bakery, Andre's, where we picked up a chocolate-raspberry birthday cake that will be enjoyed and devoured at my "family" birthday party, which is tomorrow afternoon.
This evening, I put on my best dress and heels, and we went to a delightful restaurant in downtown Kansas City, called "Michael Smith." We've eaten there once before and it was to die for...and so was tonight...
We nibbled and noshed on the 6-course Chef's Choice, where I had duck, rabbit, whitefish, and honeysuckle-orange flavored ice cream for dessert. Among other nameless, but tasteful, offerings.
And to top it off...the guys from the Apple store called and said I could pick up both of my computers tonight...they were ready to go home. I clapped with glee.
I didn't even have to go 12 hours without them. I'm such a nerd.
Life is good.
Turning 49 is even better.
Especially when celebrated with family and friends.
Me at my birthday party...how fun!