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  • yippee! Purp just hit the big THREE OH!

    Thirty, flirty, and thriving! (from the movie) hehehehe.
    Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday to me!

    I do think that my odd years are the best, but maybe 30 can pretend to be an odd year. 3 is odd, and 0 is odd. : )
    27 was the best year of my life. 28 was the worst. 29 was not so great until August-.

    I'm starting off 30 on the right foot though.
    *have a great new horse
    *injured horse is back up and running!
    *everything at home is totally awesome (on the farm)
    *I have a new job that came with a 13% raise!
    *I have the fun new LQ trailer with matching dually
    *Mary is working on the rest of my website as we speak—I can’t WAIT to show you guys the “horses” page. It’s really cute.
    *Emily designed my Kaboom horsie logo (which I LOVE LOVE LOVE!)

    And my birthday present to me will be to have my Kaboom Logo horse tattooed over my [left] iliac crest. And then one day have 4 stars added. (wink)
    ~but I can’t have that sucker put on till March. I have a habit of bulking up for the winter. I always throw on 5-10lbs for some reason. A few years ago I started embracing the issue so come Nov I just go ahead and change my diet to cheetoes and beer.
    See Kaboom logo horse at the header of my blogspot. (I started blogspot last night. It’s just a rough draft to get the html going for my website)
    http://kaboomeventing.blogspot.com/
    And we actually had a white Christmas here in Texas. That MUST be good luck! (see 1st blog with pictures!)
    Last edited by purplnurpl; Dec. 28, 2009, 02:47 PM.
    http://kaboomeventing.com/
    http://kaboomeventing.blogspot.com/
    Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!

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    Happy Birthday purp! It's my bday too, so obviously all the great eventers were born on the 28th!
    "One thing vampire children have to be taught early is, don't run with a wooden stake."

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    • #3
      Happy birthday Kristen!

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      • #4
        Happy Birthday Purp & Miriam! Always a little late to the game, my birthday is not until tomorrow.

        Would have loved some of that Texas snow for Christmas, but it didn't quite make it this far. I'm supposed to get rain all day for my birthday tomorrow. No riding for me!

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        • #5
          Happy Happy Birthday to you!
          DulciusexAsperis
          http://www.facebook.com/Susanlvs2jmp

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          • #6
            You are such a goofball. Happy birthday to the Purp! And Miriam!
            SportHorseRiders.com
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            *T3DE 2010 Pact*

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            • #7
              Originally posted by purplnurpl View Post

              I do think that my odd years are the best, but maybe 30 can pretend to be an odd year. 3 is odd, and 0 is odd. : )
              Welcome to your fourth decade on the planet.....let me start by saying that 0 is an EVEN number. Beware of the 0!!! Be Aware!!!

              Other than that, have fun and try not to think about being in the FOURTH DECADE of your life to much....

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              • #8
                Happy Birthday Purp! And if you think 30 is good, just wait till you see 40! It just keeps getting better

                oh and btw, Kaboom is adorable!
                Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                The Grove at Five Points

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                • #9
                  Happy birthday! Remember, 30 is the new 20....so you're getting YOUNGER! Enjoy this decade; as I recall, it's a tough but fun one.
                  --Becky in TX
                  Clinic Blogs and Rolex Blogs
                  She who throws dirt is losing ground.

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                  • #10
                    Happy Birthday! Woohoo!

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                    • #11
                      Happy Birthday to both of you!!!!!

                      And purp... I love that logo..that will make an awesome tatoo!! I had to laugh.. I seem to put on about 5 pounds every winter but it stays!!! ACKKKK!!! Maybe it's the peppermint milkshake fetish I have...... darn them! But they are just soooooo tasty!!

                      Enjoy your birthday and your year!!!!

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                      • #12
                        30 was a good year for me. 33 was a great year! 42 is not so bad either. 0 is EVEN. You can tell whether or not a number is even by checking the last number. 0 is not prime, though. (Sorry, math professor talking) Have a great birthday!

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                          I say 0 is odd. no exceptions. I can't take another even year-hence the reason for it

                          NO exceptions. I can't take another even year-hence the reason I stated it as odd.

                          The horsie in the pics on my blog is Scary (Harry Houdini). Thanks for the compliment. He's a sweety.

                          It's going to snow again tomorrow! Mabye I'll ace Boomer and ride him around. He's about 5 inches higher though...that is a lot when your up there looking down!!
                          My Mom sent me a text (I'm out of town today) stating that Boomer didn't try to kill her when she turned him out today so maybe he'll be OK without drugs. lol.

                          Happy B-Day Miriam!
                          http://kaboomeventing.com/
                          http://kaboomeventing.blogspot.com/
                          Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!

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                            oh yay. Pop gave me the 'grow up' lecture.

                            yup. On the way to the movies. Pop and Step Mom were asking about the horses.

                            the final statement was:

                            "Time to grow up and do something with yourself. You're running out of time.
                            What are you going to have left when you are old? A broken horse?"

                            My come back? (please don't be upset if this hits to close to home)
                            "well...I am vested in a great company where I have worked for 13 years.
                            I have a 401K/teachers retiernment and a savings account.
                            no debt
                            and I don't plan on having kids so why rush into a relationship that will most likely be a PITA?"

                            "While my friends are ...
                            [divorce]
                            [single parents]
                            [great amount of debt]
                            [or just plain unhappy with their lives]"

                            I don't feel the need to grow up--seems as though I'm doing OK.

                            they agreed that I made a good point. : )

                            muahahahaha.

                            I can't wait to get home tomorrow to smooch the boys on their nosies. and then ride of course.
                            http://kaboomeventing.com/
                            http://kaboomeventing.blogspot.com/
                            Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!

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                            • #15
                              Hugs

                              Happy Birthday
                              Your last post hit home with me.
                              As someone 6 years from this glorious day, I feel as you do that being debt free, having a sound horse and friends I can rely are things I look back on and am proud of!

                              You should certainly be proud of your accomplishments to date!

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                              • #16
                                Happy Birthday!

                                30! Goodness, I have socks older than that! You're just a young 'un

                                And I'm, uh, well, a bit older than you, and I still get The Lecture from family members!

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                                • #17
                                  Happy Birthday! Go have fun on a nice ride
                                  The Little Man

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                                  • #18
                                    Oooohhh! I'm loving my 30's! Happy Birthday, trust me, it just gets better! And, I'd love to steal a slightly stylized version of your tat! Is that ok with you? I've been looking for a new tat for awhile, and yours is the closest I've found. It's still not exactly right...but close! Do you mind?
                                    Last edited by badawg; Dec. 29, 2009, 12:57 PM. Reason: just more to add!
                                    http://www.chronicleofmyhorse.com/profile/MarnieCollett

                                    "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."-Aristotle

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by purplnurpl View Post
                                      yup. On the way to the movies. Pop and Step Mom were asking about the horses.

                                      the final statement was:

                                      "Time to grow up and do something with yourself. You're running out of time.
                                      What are you going to have left when you are old? A broken horse?"

                                      My come back? (please don't be upset if this hits to close to home)
                                      "well...I am vested in a great company where I have worked for 13 years.
                                      I have a 401K/teachers retiernment and a savings account.
                                      no debt
                                      and I don't plan on having kids so why rush into a relationship that will most likely be a PITA?"

                                      "While my friends are ...
                                      [divorce]
                                      [single parents]
                                      [great amount of debt]
                                      [or just plain unhappy with their lives]"

                                      I don't feel the need to grow up--seems as though I'm doing OK.

                                      they agreed that I made a good point. : )

                                      muahahahaha.

                                      I can't wait to get home tomorrow to smooch the boys on their nosies. and then ride of course.
                                      You totally rock the grown up thing. And you are right...you are far more grown up then some people in our age group. I have a friend who is 29, 250k in debt and is now getting divorced (after a year). Yeah....that's grown up.
                                      Happy Birthday!!!!
                                      Amanda

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                                      • #20
                                        Happy birthday!!! I'm gonna hit the big 3-0 in July.... Hoping 30 is better than 29

                                        And I LOVE the tattoo!!!
                                        There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse-Robert Smith Surtees
                                        Breeding TBs, Connemaras and TB/Conn crosses for eventing
                                        www.twistoffateeventing.com

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