Short And Sweet


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I didn’t go out today. I didn’t get drunk or do anything foolish. I heard from each of my children, wishing me a happy birthday. I had one family member bring my granddaughter over with a special gift. I spent time with my youngest son today. I baked my own cake, called Pineapple Dump, a recipe from a special friend. I fixed leisurely meals, with the supper including sharing my birthday cake with my brother. He thought that was pretty cool, so he got a bigger piece. The sun shone all day. It was beautiful out, although a bit chilly. I did no house work. I watched the squirrels eat the new treats I got them, and even spotted a black and white speckled bird feasting also on the treats. My brother had no tears today, the dementia gone for today. I had so many, many happy birthday wishes  from bloggers, I was overwhelmed that that many people recognized who I was. All in all, I was just blessed over and over today. A big thank you to all for the special remarks made last night and today. I will treasure them always.

32 thoughts on “Short And Sweet

  1. Can’t think of anyone who deserves good wishes more! Incidentally, I just had a birthday last month. We are within a year in age.

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    • it was so nice and relaxing Anne. I am so glad that his dementia was gone for the day. now on to the preparations for his special birthday surprise i am planning. i can’t wait to see his face!!

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  2. A very Happy Birthday! It sounds like you did just what ever you wanted and needed for your Birthday! It sounds wonderful, I’m happy for you!

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    • thank you so much Debbie. I don’t really look forward to my birthdays now that I am considered somewhere between middle age and senior. lol, but all the nice remarks made it very special to me

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  3. So wonderful, when people are honestly happy it’s hard not to feel happy for that person too. I’m really happy for you 🙂

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  4. Belated birthday wishes to YOU. I’m pleased yesterday was a good day for you for a change. Isn’t it relaxing watching squirrels and birds enjoying themselves. I hope sunlight warmed your face as you watched.

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  5. So happy that you had a sweet day yesterday and no drama …. just day in your own speed. Worth a lot more than .. fancy presents. I think we should all have “sweet” days … more often.

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    • money could not buy the calm day without the dementia being here. the smile on his face as he was eating the icing on the cake. yes, it was a great day. thanks for you understanding of me. i think u are pretty awesome !!!

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