Jan 28, 2004: Cheesecake, cosplay, and Hiwatari-kun at Constitution Apartments!
Jan 28, 2005: Birthday in Dendentown, Japan!
Jan 28, 2006: Loving birthdays, Japanese, Chinese, Gettysburg, and the drafty porch-room of the Hutchison House ^_^ (dreading leaving...)
Jan 28, 2007: Fun-filled birthday sprinked with countless blessings in the midst of a very hectic time - grad school!
Jan 28, 2008: Birthday blessings were overshadowed by the loss of my host sister from Croatia...
Jan 28, 2009: Living in Silver Spring, soon about to lose my temporary job, homesick - God paints the skies one night.
Jan 28, 2010: Spent my birthday alone in an alley-house, but found a faithful church to attend. Two weeks later, disaster would hit.
Jan 28, 2011: Many work celebrations and confetti at the office and a surprise at the Bluebird!
Jan 28, 2012: Celebrated with my parents by worshipping at a Messianic church in Virginia :)
Jan 28, 2013: Still working through dark days, still feeling out-of-place, had a very joyful time in God's word that morning thanks to a work delay :D
And what will this birthday be like? :)
Blessed are You, Lord our God, Master of the universe, who has kept us alive and sustained us and has brought us to this special time. (shehecheyanu)