Forty Pics for My 40th Birthday

Today’s my 40th Birthday. I know it’s just a random number and I don’t really feel old. Following the lead of one of the most glamourous bloggers out there (and one of my favorites), Andi of My Beautiful Adventures, who turned 30 last week and posted 30 yearly images of herself, I searched my archives and found 40 pictures of me to share here. I don’t have one from every year (but most), but I do like the collection, and many bring back certain fond memories for me. I know this is a mostly travel blog, and there are some travel photos up here, but most of all it’s my blog, and I get to do what I want 🙂 So thanks for humbling me today.

16 Responses to “Forty Pics for My 40th Birthday”

  1. Leigh McAdam says:

    What a great selection of photographs – and a belated Happy Birthday to you. You're only as old as you think you are. In my mind I'm still about 25 – though a wise 25.

  2. Leah Travels says:

    This is VERY cool, Erik. I loved seeing this trip down memory lane. Happy 40th! I'm sorry I missed the actual day.

  3. eriksmithdotcom says:

    Thanks, Sabina! What happened, right? 🙂

  4. eriksmithdotcom says:

    Thanks guys. No longer digital nomads? Wow… but admirable. 

  5. eriksmithdotcom says:

    Thanks! I'm really enjoying your Africa stuff!

  6. mellyboo says:

    Thank you for sharing these photos 🙂 And happy 40th birthday 🙂  You looked very mature from age 8 onwards! 

  7. You were such a cute kid!  And a suave-looking teenager.  😉  Happy 40th!  Hope this decade is awesome for you.  🙂

  8. Happy birthday: feliz cumpleaños 🙂 have a wonderful day

  9. Sabina says:

    Aww, such cute little boy photos 🙂   Happy 40th birthday!

  10. What a cool post! Fun to see all the pics from over the years…love the older ones especially. Have a wonderful birthday!!

  11. 50+ And on the Run says:

    These are great! Now you have to plan 10 more cool photos for the next milestone birthday, and enjoy the ride. Happy Birthday!

  12. shez says:

    wow man just saw your post over twitter by Andi tweet.. some of the pics are really amazing. have a great birthday friend 

  13. Kris Koeller says:

    Congrats and happy birthday!  This is a great collection.  

    My favorite:

  14. Andi Perullo says:

    LOVED this of course!!! Your age 14 Venice shot is AWESOME. Looks like you've had a smile on your face your whole life. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Erin says:

    Happy birthday!!  All of the awesome people have August birthdays 😀

    Love the photos!

  16. Toni says:

    Erik I LOVE this post!!!  Glad you published it…great to see a physical timeline of you throughout the years! 

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