Living the Dream

Well our birthdays rolled around again! How did we spend turning 28 and 32? By being awesome! 

On Saturday (which was Jordan’s actual birthday) I gave Jordan the Lego Mindstorms robotics thingy which he absolutely loved.

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Later we went out to dinner, then we went to the vintage toy store Big Fun and bought my birthday presents. I got an an amazing deal on some trolls including one from the 70s, 2 troll warriors and a large magic trolls (as in Magic Trolls and the Troll Warriors failed cartoon), a troll-in-the-box, a troll in a little car, a squishy troll, a picture of the first troll display at an old Cleveland department store, a sci-fi “coexist” bumper sticker and two vintage posters. Then we hit up a used book store and bought a whole bunch of great books. 
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As we were driving home Jordan made a good point. He asked, “How happy would we as kids be if we know how we as adults were spending our birthday?” The answer: they would have been ecstatic! We might not be rich but we are living the dream! I wish we could go back in time and tell our childhood selves how awesome things are going to be when we grow up. Since we can’t I will leave this inspirational XKCD comic for you to think about…what would your childhood self think of your life now? 
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