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Ten Things of Thankful: These Things Remind Me of You

I'm thankful I think of you every time I see (or hear, as the case may be): 

1.  Transformers




2.  A trumpet



3.  A song from The Fantasticks



4.  A red felt hat



5.  A Pink Floyd CD



6.  Jelly bellies



7.  Anything Japanese



8.  A statue of a lamassu
9.  Anyone talking about med school
10.  Anyone talking about their first baby

Happy birthday to you, my first-born. We might have been were all sleep-deprived those first few months, but you opened our eyes to this wonderful thing called parenthood.  We love you and are so proud of you!





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  1. Aw, look at that photo! Happy birthday to your oldest! And happy birthing day to you. :)

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  2. (I will express the delighted surprise in seeing additional, unsuspected aspects of a friend's world*).

    * #5 mostly

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    1. Roger Waters et. al. came up in conversation rather frequently when my oldest son was in middle and high school.

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  3. Wonderful photo! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL OF YOU!

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    1. Thank you. Maybe I should have made a cake. :-)

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  4. Love this, Kristi! And I love the sly, one-eyed look he's giving the camera in that first little family picture!
    You and John were also babies in this picture!
    Happy birthday to your son!

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    1. That was about as close as he came to sleeping for the first few months! :-)

      22 and 26, but we did look like teenaged parents, didn't we?

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  5. Ah, happy birthday to your oldest. Such a cute baby.

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    1. I spoke to him today, and he said he had a nice day. Thanks.

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  6. What a sweet post. http://36hourworkweek.com

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  7. Short but sweet!

    My Birthday Greetings too!! :)

    May God Bless him ALWAYS!! :) :)

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    1. Thank you. I could have gone into more detail, but I figured my son knew what I meant by each of those items. :-)

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  8. I like your blog. Think I'll stick around.

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    1. Thank you! Hope you can join in the blog hop fun next weekend!

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  9. Oh this is so wonderful! What a great post and tribute. Happy birthday to all of you!
    And I LOVE the Fantasticks! Great show.

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  10. What a wonderful picture and such great memories! You and John look so very young! And so very happy & proud.

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