On my birthday last year, I was greeted by white sand, turquoise water and warm breezes. We were in Tobago, a small island in the eastern Caribbean. The weather was perfect and the water was warm - a great way to spend my 30th birthday.
In contrast, at 3am this morning, I was greeted by this mug (Hudson wanted to be the first to wish me a happy birthday). And although white sand and warm breezes sound great compared to what's outside my window, bitter wind and the remnants from yesterday's snow storm, I'm glad to be where I am and whom I am with.
Although I do miss having a tan!