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Heart Warming Sales

Posted by evankessler on November 13, 2008

Yesterday I had the cockles of my heart warmed and the contents of my wallet padded when my wonderful friend Jess S. alerted me of a birthday surprise that was unceremoniously thwarted Friday evening by the unreliable demons of the UPS monster.

Apparently Jess had plotted to arrive with Anna M and her brother in official gear from the not-so-profitable EvanKessler.com shop as a testament to my commercial powers and our lasting friendship.  Unfortunately, UPS kept playing games with their delivery by misinforming them as to when the product was to be delivered, transforming a masterful plan into an utterly moot scheme.

Just One of Many Shirts You Can By At The EvanKessler.com Official Store!

Just One of Many Shirts You Can By At The EvanKessler.com Official Store!

To me though, it was not a meaningless gesture, it was the ultimate display of genuine warmth and affection.  And it made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.  So even though it’s a bit belated I wanted to thank her and everyone who showed up on Friday to my 30th birthday extravaganza.  It was truly an event that I will not be forgetting anytime soon.

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Things I Learned On My First Day of Being 30

Posted by evankessler on November 5, 2008

They say wisdom comes with old age.  Whoever “they” may be, they are most certainly correct.  Here are a few things I learned on my first day being 30.

1. The simple act of typing “30” when the treadmill prompt asked my age lowers my target heart rate from 124 to 123.

2. Charleston, not Wheeling, is the Capitol of West Virginia, though I believe I knew that way back in elementary school when I scored 100 on a test that asked me to locate all of the States and name their capitals.

Big Red Star Basically Screams, "STATE CAPITAL!"

Big Red Star Basically Screams,

3. The reason I thought that Wheeling was the Capital of West Virginia has something to do with the Billy Joel song “The Ballad of Billy The Kid.”

4. A birthday is not necessarily a lucky day. You do not automatically win money from a scratch off ticket just because you’ve chosen to purchase one on your birthday.

5. I have a wonderful group of friends.

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