Friday, 30 March 2012

Birthday wishes

When I wake up tomorrow I’ll be 50. It’s just an ordinary day really, but somehow it’s quite significant. I had plans for this day, like writing a middle-aged-and-wiser post and making a quilt while I still was in my 40ies as in “today I’m still in my forties”. Then I realized that I would rather celebrate being 50, you know embracing a new decade in my life, so I’ll make a celebratory quilt later instead.

By the time I figured out what I want for my birthday present, it was too late. I would love to go to a Coldplay concert, but they are sold out everywhere. Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, UK – all sold out. My other more humble wishes will come through though. I will have lots of my loved ones here, some of them flying in for the occasion, I will not have to cook – and I’ve got the two first copies of my brand new book right here. Not a bad start on my 50ies I’d say.



So, the next time you’ll hear from me I will be one day older and a decade wiser – or was it the other way around. Anyway, see you next week; I’ll have quite a few splashes of creative energy to share:)

19 comments:

  1. Enjoy your 50st Birthday Nina Lise and congratulations!! What a wonderful idea to celebrate this decade by making a quilt!

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  2. Congratulations! I wish you a lovely day.

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  3. Congratulations Nina Lise!!!! I wish you a wonderful day. I am exciting about that quilt!!

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  4. Congratulations Nina Lise! I hope you have a wonderful day! I woke up on Wednesday to find I was nearer 60 than 50!!!!

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  5. Gratulerer med den store dagen!
    Det er en fornøyelse å følge bloggen din og jeg er spent på å se i den nye boka.
    For en fantastisk ide synes nå jeg, både den du hadde om å sy en quilt for det som har gått mens du fortsatt er i 40-årene, og for å feire det neste tiåret som kommer!

    Til lykke med dagen, og fremtiden!

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  6. Yeah so exciting to see your book there. Happy 50th my friend, it will only get better! xox

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  7. Gratulerer med den store dagen - det er helt supert og bli 50 - jeg har prøvd i noen uker nå :-)
    Skal skåle for deg i morgen - skal selv ha familieselskap og feire mine 50 - så kan jo feire deg litt også.
    Ønsker deg en strålende helg.
    Bursdagsklem :-)

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  8. Happy birthday! Happy decade! I am well into my 50's, and I love this time of life. Enjoy!

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  9. Happy Birthday Nina Lise! Really, 50 is great, once you can get your head around that number. Congrats on the book, best wishe with the grandsons, and all the best for a great day! I'm glad I sent you the package earlier -- even if I didn't know it was your birthday.

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  10. Happy Birthday! Enjoy your age. I have found the fifties to be the best of all....so far!

    Cheers!

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  11. Happy Birthday Mrs Moen! Here in the States I have heard of people receiving a dozen black roses for a 50th birthday! But you deserve the RED ones because you have chosen to celebrate! As long as you keep making such creative and fun pieces of art, you will never grow old!

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  12. Happy Birthday Dear Friend! You are quite accomplished for such a young woman... I turn 64 on my birthday next. Your book looks amazing, and your birthday sounds like lots of fun.
    Hugs!

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  13. Happy Birthday...believe me life begin at 50! I have had a ball since l turned 50 and l will be 60 in November. Go for it and enjoyxxxlynda

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  14. Happy Birthday Nina, I hope you have a great day! I will be 60 later this year and my fifties have been the happiest and most contented decade of my life. Glad you're embracing the future :-) x

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  15. Happy Birthday Nina! Surrounded by loved ones and celebrating the start of another decade is a wonderful way to spend your special day. Enjoy.

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  16. Happy Birthday Nina!
    Both March babies and both 50 this year :)

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  17. Varma Lyckönskningar på din 50-årsdag!!!!
    Njut...livet blir bara bättre och bättre.

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  18. Your baskets are lovely. The cabin looks like a great place to be. But most importantly.....Happy Birthday.

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  19. Blogger had eaten my comment the day of this post, so it is again: Wishing you an excellent birthday, what could be better than having your book published as you turn 50, with a brand new grandbaby too? Not much.
    I agree that the icing on the cake would be Coldplay!

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