Monday, October 27, 2014

Another year goes by...


My sister Anita and I share a birthday and today is the day! We are not twins, she is four years older than me, and we have a brother born in between us. We have always celebrated together even since I moved to North Carolina. Last year was extra special. Somehow we managed to get a good bunch of the family together for dinner at Anita's home. Jeff took this photo of us gathered around my parents. It's the last birthday that I was able to celebrate with my mother.

Mum with her great-grandaughter

 Danielle and Arianna getting ready to set the cake on fire

This year I am home in North Carolina for my birthday. There was too much going on this fall to be able to head north. Jeff and I will have our own little dinner party together. I am even going to buy myself a cake. Anita and I will exchange birthday wishes via telephone. I am sure there will be call from Danielle, even though we talked last night. It won't be the same, but it will still be good.

9 comments:

  1. amazing you two have the same birthday, what fun, happy birthday to you and your sister.

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  2. Happy photos! Your birthdays seem to be happy ones.

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  3. Lovely memories. So nice that you had time with your mother too!
    Enjoy the day!

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  4. May the next year bring you all your wishes! Happy Birthday!

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  5. Happy birthday, Michele, we had a quiet celebration yesterday for Gerry's birthday, I had forgotten your birthdays were close together

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  6. I hope you had a very, very happy birthday.

    My brother and I share a birthday, also four years apart, I think you and I have been living similar lives for longer than we know.

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  7. Thank you all for the birthday wishes!
    Last night I talked with my sister Anita, we both agreed the day wasn't the same without being together and not having Mum to talk to.

    Lori, I think you mentioned before that you and your brother have the same birthday. I think you are right about our lives being in sync.

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  8. Belated Happy Birthday! Love love love family pictures! Easy days in the next year :)

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