Sunday, September 12, 2010

60+ days

When Suzanne posted her beautiful self-portrait starting her 50-day countdown to her 50th birthday, I thought it was a clever way to mark the year's end-in-progress. But darn, I forgot and missed my counting date. Then this evening I needed to take a quick photo of myself for something else. Although I haven't found the right photo for that project yet, here's the come-as-you-are "self-portrait in a bathroom mirror" version, complete with bad lighting and bad focus, to mark 60+ days till my 66th birthday. (At least I'm IN the photo, which was no easy task.)

Dinner with friends on Saturday evening provided an interesting statistic to contemplate. Heidi, the young mother of a 3-year-old daughter, remarked that, among girls now 3 years and younger, one out of two is predicted to live to be 100 years old. Imagine!!


LiLi M. said...

I'm counting down to 49 (in about 3 weeks) and I guess I would need that time to make one decent photo! The other day I was photographing a hat, that I brought from the States. Now wouldn't it be nice when I was wearing that hat on the photo? I took about 40 photos, all of them dreadful. Why cannot the camera reveal what I see in the mirror?
You look great, don't worry, I think nobody believes that you are almost 66, right? Have a great week!

Heather said...

I am digging the picture! I love to "see" people and it makes it so much easier for me to read their blogs knowing what they look like. I am sure that I sound like a freak, but it's true! You seriously don't look like your on the road to 60 much less 66! I would have said 40's....hope you are living it up on the way to good ol' route 66!!

Sue said...

Can I just say this is a totally awesome picture of you? Looking forward to celebrating your big day with some cupcakes!

Anonymous said...

I like it! And, we've met in person...66 in NOT what I would have guessed!