Category Archives: Birthdays

Earth Day Birthday

Blackie popped up in this morning’s cat doodle to bring birthday greetings to a dear friend of ours. Hope you had a wonderful birthday—and Earth Day—dear Dorothy!

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It’s The Thought That Counts…Right?

Dearest Niece, Just as our friend Blackie missed the mark a bit with your special cake (which I understand is filled with meatloaf and liverwurst), your dotty aunt missed getting to the post office in time to mail a special … Continue reading

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King of Our Hearts

Couldn’t let the day go by without a quick birthday shout-out to one of my very favorite people on the planet (who also happens to be my brother-in-law, lucky me). Hope you had a wonderful celebration today, Gary! Sending lots … Continue reading

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Charlotte, Party Girl

Anyone who knows Charlotte knows how much she loves parties…and presents! So she was very excited to be invited to our friend Beatrice’s birthday celebration last Wednesday night. Going over to the Duffy’s house is kind of like going home … Continue reading

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Happy Mermaid Day!

We’re about half-way through the sign of Pisces, which began in late February, and runs through most of March. So it seems only fitting to celebrate the mermaids among us, before it’s too late! This includes a very special one—a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mark!

Here’s to Mark, who’s celebrating a birthday this week! Husband to Becky, father to Anna, and friend to many, including Plugger the bunny and Bailey the pig (at the urban farm where he volunteers). Great gardener and giver of raspberry … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Dream for Hannah

I mean, I must be dreaming, right? How else could my niece be a sweet baby one minute, a darling girl the next, and then suddenly, a newly minted 20 year old—in college, with a job, a driver’s license, and … Continue reading

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Simple Gifts

I am just about to hit the trail for a week-long trip, but before I do, I wanted to give a shout-out to my sister Carol: Happy Birthday, Sis! As much as Charlotte loves her Aunt Carol, she’s not super … Continue reading

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Queen for a Day

Good news: Not only did Charlotte’s birthday card (sent out yesterday via Blue Swallow Express) reach our friend Dorothy in San Francisco today, but so did the hand-drawn doodle I had mailed to her, commissioned by her husband Steve. Now that … Continue reading

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Birthday Greetings

Even though it’s almost dinnertime, Miss Charlotte is still in her yellow nightie, and is just now taking a stab at some of the items on her To Do List from last week. —One of which is to send a … Continue reading

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