Many ways to make life worthwhile

My 74th birthday has come and gone. David and I took advantage of the free birthday meals at Anna Miller’s in Pearlridge and at the Cattle Company in Pearl City. We had a great time eating with gusto and relishing every morsel. Maria and Lisa called to wish me a happy birthday.

I am in poor health, but I have managed to outlive my brother, my sister in law, and my brother in law. It just goes to show that you don’t have to be in perfect health to make it to 74.

The main thing to know about me is that I have a nice house to live in and a nice husband to live with.

Tomorrow, my younger daughter Lisa will arrive from the mainland for her 2 week vacation in Hawaii. David will pick her up at the airport. Lisa likes staying in the guest room, because of the air conditioner, the TV, and the private bathroom. Further, she may drive our car, so she doesn’t have to rent one.

Next Sunday, we shall host a party for Lisa.

There are so many wonderful ways to make life worthwhile.

15 Responses to “Many ways to make life worthwhile”

  1. Andrew Says:

    I had no idea of your age and I am surprised. A good place to live and a good partner must help a lot with life. Yes, when your invitation arrives, I would like the bedroom with air con. Thanks.

  2. tomthebackroadstraveller Says:

    …we are the same age and at this moment I’ve lived longer than my parents. Next week I’m off to Maui for two months and I always feel the healthiest there, few things beat a walk on the beach.

  3. David H Says:

    We have a great life with no major health issues and no money issues. Life is good in Hawaii!

  4. Christine Says:

    I didn’t think you were in poor health, besides having a cold.

  5. Olga Says:

    You seem to have the secret to a good life, which I think is along the lines of accept what is and enjoy it.

  6. DJan Says:

    Happy birthday, Gigi. You can’t catch me, being three years older than you and in good health. I’ll always be three years older but who knows what the future holds as far as health goes?

  7. Tom at Sightings Says:

    As long as you’re around to collect those free meals, you’re doing okay. Happy b’day!

  8. Nancy Chan Says:

    Happy belated birthday to you, Gigi. You are indeed blessed with a nice house and a nice husband. We may slow down with age but that doesn’t stop us from enjoying our life and those around us. Hope you have a great party for Lisa.

  9. Elephant's Child Says:

    Happy belated birthday to you. A fellow Capricorn? Enjoy your time with Lisa.

  10. Lyn Douglas Says:

    Your positive outlook on life keeps you young. Living in a beautiful place sure helps. I lived on Oahu for 11 years and still return often. It will always hold a special place in my heart

  11. Arkansas Patti Says:

    You do have a lot of good things going for you including a good attitude. Enjoy your visit with Lisa.
    Happy belated Birthday. To me you are still a youngster.

  12. Linda Reeder Says:

    Happy belated birthday. Enjoy your time with your daughter.

  13. wisewebwoman Says:

    Happy 74 Gigi, I have 2 years on you so you are a young kid to me. I do love your guest room so warm and welcoming but most of all self-contained.


  14. Rain Frances Says:

    You’re so right Gigi, there are many wonderful ways to make life worthwhile! Enjoy the moment and happy belated birthday you spring chicken!!! 🙂

  15. evi erlinda Says:

    Lisa must be with you today 🙂
    Yay! Enjoy your precious time with your wonderful daughter, Gigi!

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