Sunday, March 26, 2006

Dawn of a New Age

I ain't no penny no more.

On March 22, a year was added onto my 24 years on Earth. And for some reason, I wanted to welcome it silently (to the dismay of my comrades). I don't know, the thought of celebrating my birthday on a Wednesday, moreover a workday, sounds very depressing. This is indeed apart of my belief system ever since I was a kid: I believe that birthdays are best celebrated during the weekend. It's more relaxing. You get to party harder. You get to sleep past 12 the next day. It's better, better, better!

Anyway, I would still like to thank those who remembered my birthday, and wished me well wishes via SMS passed midnight. As such, I would like to apologise to the same group of people for the late replies (exactly during lunch the next day), because at midnight on my birthday, I was asleep!

And yes, this old baboon is never too old for gifts! I was overjoyed when my parents showered me with a Secret Recipe cake and my VJ brother with the BMW Sauber shirt. My comrades, always in good taste, gave me an aromatherapy set, a Zegna belt, a pair of Zegna Sport sneakers, a street-inpired red shirt, and a dim sum lunch at Star Hill.

Ah birthdays. No matter how older you get, on that day, you always feel like a kid again. Yippee!


Blogger lin said...

happy belated besday..

10:05 PM  
Blogger mangolisa said...

lang zal ze leven!

10:07 PM  
Blogger pugly said...

Congrats - you have reached quarter of a century :-) Don't fret, you're only as old as you feel. Enjoy mah, still so young wat ...

10:59 PM  
Blogger aalborg said...

Ha? it was your birthday? Happy happy birthday to you kiddo.

11:38 PM  
Anonymous J-Ding said...

Heppi belated birthday...

12:39 AM  
Anonymous Allyse said...

happy Belated 25th Birthday... does it feel?
me waiting for my turn in a couple of months..

1:09 AM  
Blogger spiralnut said...

Hey babes...happy belated birthday :-)

2:47 AM  
Blogger shobshob said...

happy besday! dah tua dah... :P

4:00 AM  
Blogger che'fara said...

happy burpday! i lurveeeeee bithdays.coz i get to do whatever i want on that day :)

8:06 AM  
Blogger Freak & Geek said...

happy belated b'day!

hope it was a good one..

8:25 AM  
Blogger About Blogreader said...

Hey Muddy, happy birthday. Stay cool always.

1:13 PM  
Blogger A Babe Of Very Little Brain said...

my birthday's in november. remember that.

happy birthday. aaaah to be 25 and so young ...

6:00 PM  
Blogger Ayu Ikhwani said...

Hey.. our birthdays are only 3 days apart.. I turned 26 on Saturday (iklan kan birthday sendiri plaaaaaaakk!).. and yeah, I wanted it to be a quiet one too but my juniors thought otherwise and practically dragged me (not really with much protest) to go out with them..

Anyway, happy belated birthday! Many happy returns of the day and may everything that bring you happiness be yours throughout your lifetime!

7:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yay yayyy happy burfday muddy!! ninie ajak celebrate! :)

9:16 PM  
Blogger MarinaDelRey said...

happy belated birthday muds! mine was on a Monday this year..March 13th.. boo hoo... i totally agree with ya..birthdays are meant for weekends! :-D

10:49 PM  
Blogger 9 said...

did u get that stripper i sent? no? dammit pos m'sia!!

happy belated birtday, anyways.

5:16 PM  
Blogger the kimster said...

Happy Belated Birthday. Still very young meh... Wait til you hit 30 - life is going to so much better! (something to look fwd to eh?)

How's work? I think the storm has clamed down a bit post-F1

5:48 PM  
Blogger KaiserSoze said...

Happy belated one my young padawan..may the force grow stronger in you..

7:30 PM  
Blogger Shopper Mom said...

omg! we share exactly the same birthdate, only mine was 7 years earlier than u. so don't fret about being old ok?

happy belated birthday anyway. u have such good friends there!

8:21 PM  
Blogger Myopia said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! you are a pisces, no?

12:09 AM  
Anonymous phatdyva said...

Muddy..cheers to a great TWO FIVE! Looking fwd to celebrating another 25 more widya. even if its by SMS okay) j/k.heheh

Hail to the Aries babies! We're marking a great 1/4 of a century definetely!

Here's to more laughter, dreams, success and efforts to remain 18!

I love u to bits.

6:07 AM  
Blogger Vlad said...


I am just thankful this year's birthday I did not end up naked and absent from work.

Have a late one from me.

11:00 PM  
Blogger Inn said...

late! late! late! SORRY mudster.
Glad to know u enjoyed it. Here's to many more birthday celebrations. And let's hope I can wish u on time next year. heheh.

11:59 PM  
Blogger RosiePosie said...

happy birthday, darl ;) hope it was a good one! Go crazy, you party animal!


5:09 AM  
Blogger Muddy said...

lin :

thank you so much! :)

mangolisa :

hehehe...don't know how to respond to that in that gorgeous language, but babe, can you make me choco pavlova as a bday gift? ;) pretty pretty pleaseeeee...

pugly :

hahahah...yeah, i do try to remind myself that i am actually still very young and still very cool. muahahha!!! ;P thanks for the bday wish.

4:21 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

ailin :

thank you mommmy!!! ;)

j-ding :

thank you so much! :)

allyse : does it feel? i feel quite the same: didn't grow an extra leg or anything like that just yet. hahaha...but i am looking forward to the life of a 25 year old. looking forward. :) thanks for the bday wish, and remind me when is yours k.

4:25 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

spiralnut :

thank you so much babe! :)

shobshob :

hoi org trganu! jgnlah lebih lebih. kau tu pun dah tua dah. muahahahha!!!

che'fara :

hehehe yeah, me love besdays too! no matter how i try to think its just another day, it always boils down to a special day. :))

4:29 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

freak and geek :

yes! it was pleasantly surprisingly fantastic! :) thank you so much for the bday wish.

blogreader :

thank you so much babe! :) and yes, will be cool always.

babe with lots of brain :

are you a sagi baby??? if you are, just to let you in the know how, i love sagitarius women. ;) thanks for the bday wish.

4:33 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

ayu :

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY BABE!!! :)) Am happy that you had a splendid one too. Great things about friends kan? :) And yeah, Aries unite!

chi :

thanks babe! and hehehe nak belanja cake lagi ke? ;P yummers!!!

marinadelray :

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY MARINADELRAY!!! I know you had a good one eventually, and yes, totally agree about birthdays and weekends. ;P

4:37 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

9 :

hahahha i will imagine that i got it in the mail man! thanks for the birthday gift; she was the best! hahahhaa!!! :P

the kimster :

thanks for the bday wish man! hahaha still adjusting to 25, so thinking about being 30 is a tad too...premature. hahahha!!! but will look forward to it.

dude, really love working at greener pastures! the boss is fantastic, and so are the colls. got nothing to complain about, but only one thing though : missed the bonus mark. got confirmed TWO DAYS late! Burn on me!!! hahahahha!!!

kaisersoze aka sifu :

hahaha thanks man! but i think the force is making me feel bloated lah. kekeke!!!

4:43 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

shopper mom :

Oh holy cow!!! We're March 22 people, how cool is that??? :)) by the way, HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY SHOPPER MOM! I bet you had a fantastic one.

p.s. : searched on the net celebrities born on our day, and it turns out that reese witherspoon was born on the same day. it's also the day when the beetles released their first album, and when intel introduced the pentium microprocessor. cool is that?

myopia :

thank you so much! :) i am an aries baby actually. Go Aries! hehehe.

phatdyva :

thank you so much babe!!! always remember you as apart of the Aries clan. looking forward to your birthday! Will you be celebrating? :))

4:54 PM  
Blogger Muddy said...

vlad : glad that did not happen to me as well man! happy belated birthday to you. and thanks for the bday wish!

inn :

hahhaa babe, no worries! am so happy you wished me bday wish!!! yippee!!! ;))

rosieposie :

hahahha...yeah, bdays always awaken the sleeping party animal in me! no question about that!!! ;P thanks for the bday wish babe!

4:58 PM  
Blogger Pesa said...

well you're a few months older than me but lots of decision to be made at quarter of a century rite? all the best dude..

6:18 PM  
Blogger kepala_angin said...

happy *very* belated birtday.

being 24 is still ok, just wait till you turn 25, then you'll know what old is all about. hehehe..

3:42 PM  
Blogger [Is]landa said...

happy belated birthday! allah selamatkan kamu.

4:19 AM  
Blogger Muddy said...

pesa :

hahaha indeed man. a quarter...a quarter century, a quarter pounder...sounds damn fattening. hahaha. :P

kepala angin :

hehehe thanks babe! and yeah, i turned 25. sniff sniff.

ylanda :

yay! alhamdullilah, everything seems to be ok at 25. :))

5:28 PM  

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