30th birthday


As promised, here are some pics from my 30 birthday party (about 6 months pregnant) earlier this month; as usual, they’re courtesy of Kristen and Tim. So many people did so much to help make this happen, from planting new sod in the front yard to stringing lights to buying food to creating flower arrangements and playlists to lending sound equipment to writing poetry and sharing encouraging words with me in front of everyone: thank you again everyone (especially Mark, Mom, Dad, Kristen, Tim, & Emily). I felt entirely loved and celebrated — a fantastic way to enter a new decade!

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  1. What a lovely party! Looks like you guys had such a nice time. And I don’t know if this is considered a compliment or not-but I mean it as one – you HARDLY look pregnant in those photos! You look great and I hope you enjoy your 30th year! Best, Meg

    1. Aina: I’ll definitely get you a print. Thanks again for coming to celebrate my special day.
      Meg: Hi! I visited your blog fairly recently; it’s so good to “catch up” with you. Thank you for the compliment, and don’t worry, I look and feel plenty pregnant now. I hope to see you again soon.

  2. Such a great night! Can I get a copy of the picture of us? Cna’t wait to see you!

  3. Happy Belated 30th, Bethany! It looks like you were surrounded by those you love – a great way to start your thirties!

  4. What a nice party. I’m so glad you had such a wonderful celebration to bring in your 30’s. They’re not so bad so far, are they?

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