Saturday, 25 August 2012

Some time to celebrate........


The birthday flowers are all dead, cake crumbed and gone, cards toppled and slid between books. Another year older but this time the wasp of age has lost its sting. It really doesn't matter. Instead I think more about what must be done than worry over what is undone. A job that lasted longer than it should has abruptly stopped. I shall not miss it but it kept me in good account and I shall miss that. The son that once I wondered may never manage to work the world is getting ready to go...... better late than never ...... and so all change. And still I feel OK. The Aegean sands of positivity may be slipping through my fingers but I have little time to mourn, there are doors opening all about me, some wide...... some just ajar. And people to see. And places to go. And there's always more cake......
Top tip: maintain that just-back-from-the-beach tan forever with Dove Summer Glow body moisturiser.....

27 comments:

  1. You should have said--I'd have had another flimsy excuse to buy another bottle of Prosecco! Happy belated birthday x Oooh...in my fantasies--- you and me and a couple of my girlfriends would get on very well!

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  2. Here's to many more :) Hope you had a lovely time!
    ~Anne

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  3. Many, many happy returns ........ hope that you filled the day with good things and here's to new beginnings.
    .......... and, love a bit of Summer Glow but I find that it rubs off all over my white towels !!!! ..... perhaps I'm doing it wrong !! XXXX

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  4. Happy birthday--belatedly. Sounds like changes are stirring. Curious to learn more.

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  5. Sounds like it's going to be a great year for change, and that can only be a good thing! x

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  6. I must get some, the tan is fast fading. Hope everything works out and I wish I had your positivity about the future as I get older x

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  7. Birthdays are always good, as long as somebody remembers.
    Here's to many more.*sips wine*

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  8. More cake: a good plan! Happy Birthday.

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  9. More adventures to experience before next years cake and flowers.

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  10. Happy Birthday. Good to know doors are opening...

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  11. Happy Birthday. Mine has just slipped past too, and like you, I don't mark the passing of time, I only view the horizon......and as you say, there is always more cake.

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  12. You write beautifully. Happy birthday. A friend uses the tan moisturiser & looks glowing & lovely. I used it once & looked nictine stained !!!

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  13. Happy Birthday - more cake washed down with something naughty!! Hope that there is something good behind that opening door. xxxx

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  14. Happy birthday. And I always like a door that's open, just a little. Enough to see the light, and the mystery and the promise.

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  15. Happy happy birthday, those flowers look wonderful. My last birthday was actually my happiest, my 50th. At last I've accepted I'm getting old and there is not a dang thing I can do about it.

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  16. Yes, lots and lots of cake is the way to go!
    So glad you have fond memories of Tea and Sympathy.
    Nicky is quite a character.
    This week it was the effing, blinding Republicans .
    I love people who speak their minds!

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  19. Happy belated birthday. Cake always sounds a good plan!

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  20. Hope you stretched you birthday celebrations as long as possible, beautiful roses.

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  21. There's always more cake! Happy late birthday. xoxo

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  22. Thank you so for visiting and commenting on my blog...because it led me to yours! Your post on "it's not over...period" ...so wonderful!

    You are my favorite blog find this week! I can't wait to come back and settle in for a long visit!

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  23. So happy to click you over to 200! Happy belated birthday. Mine is the 23rd. Chin, chin! Aidan

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  24. Very best belated birthday wishes, loving your blog.

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