Monday, August 8, 2011

Birthday {loves}

A morning with church family singing praises to God and hearing a sermon  & Sunday School lesson that were {just what I needed}

Sweet praises being sung by Sunshine Girl to help pass the time on the road {and a smudgy mirror…keeping it real}

August 8, 2011 003 Wish you could hear her sweet voice {smile}

Open skies…this city-living, country-loving girl sure loves open skies

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The love of my life who wrote beautiful words to me for my birthday that brought tears to my eyes.  This man makes me {swoon}.

August 8, 2011 007 I had to sneak this picture, by the way!  {smile}  He’s not mad. (as my daughter asked when she saw the picture.  Actually, he’s rarely ever mad.)  He was just thinking and probably wishing I wasn’t trying to snap a picture of him!

Country roads, take me home, to the place where I belong…

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~ Family ~

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A homemade cake made by my Mom with 40 candles…my Dad made sure it had 40…no less!

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Still getting embarrassed when people sing “Happy Birthday” to me

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Wish we could have gotten a picture of the haze left by the 40 candles and that you could feel the heat they made.  Of course, it was the big joke at the time! {wink}

Cards made by my kids.  Something I will keep forever.

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Birthday surprises from a friend.  Thankful for God’s blessings of friends.

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Awaking to a new day and realizing that 40 is not so bad.

It doesn’t even feel any different than 39.  {smile}

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6 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday!!! You look just fabulous at 40!!!
    Many blessings,
    Jill

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  2. Happy, happy birthday, you sweet wonderful woman, you! You deserve everything you received from your family! (and whooo! a man with a knack for words? Mmmm-hmm!!) Love to you!

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  3. Thank you, Sally. I definitely have a keeper with my husband. He is a wonderful man. :) He will probably give me "the look" for posting that picture! hahaha He's a behind-the-scenes kind of man.

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  4. thelittlegrayhouseAugust 9, 2011 at 1:06 PM

    Happy Birthday. It looks like you had a great day!

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