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Derek Papakie Turns 30 Today!

Today, I would like to wish my cousin, Derek Papakie, a happy 30th birthday.  Derek is one of the classiest people I have ever known.  He is both a fantastic friend and a terrific cousin … and he has been a terrific father since last July.

Now, in the first half of the 2010s, Derek and I were “twinning” a lot.  We would wear matching T-shirts, matching jackets, matching sandals, matching sports jerseys, matching hats and even matching polo shirts.

So, today, I would like to say “happy 30th birthday” to Derek Papakie.  Happy 30th birthday, Derek!

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Joseph’s Top Blog Posts For 2018 (Part 1)

2018 was a fantastic year for my blog.  It was seen over 1,400 by various people this year.  For the next two days, I’m gonna talk about my top blog posts for 2018 in a two-part blog post … and, today, I’m gonna talk about the blog posts that were seen by various people at least 10 times this year.

Joseph Has A Question For You: Which restaurant should Joseph go to on his 32nd birthday? (19 views)
Joseph Goes To South Fayette’s Community Day (14 views)
We almost have matching jackets! (13 views)
A funny thing happened to me on the way to T.J. Maxx on Black Friday! (12 views)
Did Joseph have the best dining experience of his life or what? (11 views)
Ride on “Joseph’s Road To His 30th Birthday” again (Part 1) (10 views)
Joseph Eats A Pumpkin-Flavored English Muffin (10 views)
Joseph Visits A “Surprise” Location (10 views)
Joseph has a new golf shirt! (10 views)
“Mr. Classy” Goes To Pittsburgh! (10 views)

Next time, I will wrap up my two-part blog post by talking about more of my top blog posts for 2018.

In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around December 19th in previous years …
Goodbye, KQV (December 19, 2017)
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts Of 2016 (Part 1) (December 19, 2016)
We have had our red truck for two years now! (December 19, 2015)
A fantastic T-shirt (December 19, 2014)
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts About Christmas (December 20, 2017)

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Happy 30th Birthday, Sarah!

30 years ago today, I became a first-time cousin whenever Sarah Smith was born.  Since then, she has become one of the classiest cousins and friends that I have ever known.  Today, I would like to wish her a happy 30th birthday.  Happy 30th birthday, Sarah!

Back in the 2000s, Joseph and his cousin, Sarah Smith, were in Cecil Park for a few hours. They have been cousins and friends for 30 years now!
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My 30th birthday gifts

These are the gifts that I got for my 30th birthday, which took place earlier this month. I have used some of these gifts that can be found in these pictures.

These are the gifts that I got for my 30th birthday this month.  I have various things here.  I have mostly clothes here … and I also have products that I use whenever I’m in the restroom or the shower.  I also have a new tall cup.  I have also talked about some of these items in some of my previous blog posts as well.  I will give you the links to them as well.

You can also see some of the items that I got for my birthday by clicking on one of the blog posts that are featured here …

My V-neck shirt
My new “Elite” shorts
My new outfit from Tony Hawk
My new loafers and my new light blue polo shirt
My new Pirates shorts
My two new red shirts

I hope you like these items as much as I do.


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Joseph is now 30 years old!

At 6:33 this morning, I said good-bye to my 20s … and I said hello to my 30s.  A lot has changed since I entered my 20s for the first time back in 2006.  I graduated from high school for real back in 2007 … and I started working at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx shortly thereafter … and I’m still there nine years later.  Also … while I was in my 20s, I kind of evolved in many ways.  When I first entered my 20s, I would hate it whenever someone would say “please” and “thank you” to me … and now as I leave my 20s, I am saying those words as often as possible … and I’m also urging other people to do the same thing whenever they can.

As I enter my 30s today, more things will be changing for me … and hopefully I will be able to do some exciting and challenging things at some point in the next ten years.

So, let me just say, I’m not ready to become a 30-year-old man.  I can’t wait to see what lies down the road for me while I’m in my 30s.