Monday, January 25, 2016

The Bday Edition of The Good. The Random. The Fun.

28 is the 4th magic number in physics.
The atomic number of nickel is 28.
28 is the title of a song by the Weeknd.
The surface of the sun rotates in 28 days.
28 in Gematria spells the word koach or strength in Hebrew.
There are 28 countries in the EU.
28 is Madrid's postal code.
There are 28 letters in Genesis 1:1.
28 is the name of an Australian rock band.
There are 28 days in February in a non-leap year, year.
28 is the name of a popular game in India.
A 28 sided polygon is called a icosikaioctogan.
28 is the highest number of games an NFL team can play in a playoff series.
There are 28 letters in the Swedish alphabet.
28 days is the length of the Moon's orbit around the Earth.
Education Decree 28 in Harry Potter made Umbridge headmaster.
28 dominoes make up a complete set.
Roughly 28 grams make up an oz.
28 is the square root of 784.
The melting point of butter is 28ÂșC.
28 days is the full curing time of concrete.
The 28th president of the US was Woodrow Wilson.
28 years is the time it takes for Saturn to orbit Earth.
Texas was the 28th state admitted to the Union.
28 has been retired as a jersey number in the NFL four times.
The Gregorian calendar follows a 28 year cycle.
28 inches in the circumference length wise of a regulation football.
And 28 is a perfect number.

28 is a perfect number.
I may have just turned 28 yesterday, but I think I can say that 28 will be a great year.
I feel ready to be 28.
It's an odd year, not the big 25, not yet 30.
But 28 feels grounded, settled. An adult, but still young.
I am certain that 28 will be the perfect number.
Ready or not, here I go!


 

   

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23 thoughts on the matter:

jandi said... {Reply}

Wishing you a wonderful and magical 29th year! Happy birthday!

Dina Lettre said... {Reply}

I'm sure it will be an amazing year!!

Bekah said... {Reply}

This is fascinating! I have learned so much - and it's not even 8:00 yet! So glad you had a great birthday - and happy HAPPY wonderful year ahead! :)

Rebecca said... {Reply}

Hmmmm, I'm twice your age! I feel old. Happy Birthday.

ImagesByCW | C. Willison said... {Reply}

Such fun! I didn't realize 28 is such an important number. Happy Birthday! Enjoy this coming year.

p.s. like Rebecca - I now feel old ;)

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

I love your posts like this! happy b.day again.

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

It's going to be an amazing year!!!! I love all the trivia you shared - I learned some super fun things to share with the kids.

Hope your day was AWESOME!

Jill Foley said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday - I can't even remember 28. It was before kids so it feels like a lifetime ago!

Patrick weseman said... {Reply}

We share the same birthday.

I remember 28, that was a lifetime ago. Enjoy it.

Kathy McB said... {Reply}

28 is the number that is perfect for YOU! Happy birthday :)

carolina rico said... {Reply}

Happy birthday!!! Am sure you will find joy, happiness and excitement in every number you turn! That´s your essence, what makes you special!!!

Linda Kay said... {Reply}

Tamar, happy birthday, and I can't even remember 28! Thanks for all the "facts" about the number.

abrianna said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday my friend. I never know there were so many facts about the number 28.

Chere Mama said... {Reply}

Happy 28!!! "Grounded, settled. An adult, but still young." Very well and succinctly put!! Love the picture!!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

That's a lot of cool facts about 28. I have a feeling it's going to be a great year for you too!

jeannettestgermain said... {Reply}

For me it's 25 (because it's my 44th wedding anniversary today:) Happy birthday, and a happy week!

Nicki said... {Reply}

28 - you are right, it is that sweet spot between growing up and being an adult. You can still pull off mischief at the same time be old enough to appreciate what you got away with. Enjoy a most marvellous year. Happy Birthday!

Chava Gal-Or said... {Reply}

Adorable blog. Any year with you in it is an amazing year.

Happy 28th birthday and beyond. EVERY day is your birthday!!!

Love and light,
Chava

Lr Jamison said... {Reply}

You make 28 look GREAT!

packmom said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday to you! We're practically birthday buddies :0) Look like you had a great time celebrating. Love that throw pillow. How fun!

Jenn said... {Reply}

Twenty eight. Definitely a grown-up :) Happy belated birthday!

Kim said... {Reply}

Look how adorable you are! You are still in your twenties, so savor that! Definitely a bona-fide adult, but not past those glorious days of 20's youth.

edenhills said... {Reply}

That's a lot of 28s. Happy birthday! Now I feel old becaust you are just two years older than my son.