HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!
Hey, I know it's been a very long time since we last spoke and I hate feeling like I'm only dropping a line for your birthday like I seem to do every year (like clockwork as usual) but because this is a fairly significant year/point in your life I would like to chat with you in a private note about getting caught up with things and some details about our lives perhaps for awhile the first chance I
Hopefully a little later today (on the 16th) if possible, if not then maybe a little later this week per
Sorry for the slightly belated birthday shout, I knew this particular year was going to be milestone for you and I don't know how to appropriately acknowledge that fact without worrying about making you feel bad in some way, so I try to simply point out today is your birthday and not mention the particular milestone year you've reached
..out of politeness..I suppose.
Grappling with this, being forgetful and generally not having been online or even being on my computer for much of the past week (among other things, including my internet briefly being down precisely as I'm typing at this moment, thus further stalling out my effort) is primarily why I took so long to finally get around to acknowledging this day for you
In any case you have a happy remaining (it was still late on the 14th when I wrote this) nonetheless, regardless of what age you've reached or how it makes you feel personally, I hope to chat and/or talk again with you soon, if I'm not around feel free to try and reach me through a private note and I'll be sure to eventually respond! ..later Stephen..bye!