Friday, May 6, 2011

YAY for 53!

What an odd number.  I actually think I liked the sound of 52 better, but I like the FACT of 53 a whole HELL of a lot more!  This morning, my sisters gifted me with a most beautiful pendant, made from two perfect peridots that a very sweet friend of mine had given me.


I think it looks like a shooting star.  What it is, though, is a reminder of all the good things in my life, and all the people that love me and care about me, so I am going to wear it every time I have chemo.  It's going to give me strength.


My birthday, today, was quite wonderful on many levels:
  • I got here
  • I got... hydrangeas!
  • I had Mahi Mahi for dinner
  • Many people sent me birthday wishes on FB :)
  • I felt so very loved today, as I do every day!
So, about those hydrangeas.  They came with the UPS man.  I was stunned, excited, and frankly scared.  I love hydrangeas, but I'm not sure I can keep them alive.  They are definitely NOT going outside.  I wonder if you can grow them in one of those counter top herb growing things?

OH!  We have a tomato and a Jalapeno!  And from the looks of it, Fred will have at least one lemon this year.  I'm so happy!

Yep it was a great day, and as for the future, I'm taking it as it comes.  And I'll be thrilled with every day I get, and that's one hell of a gift, I'm thinking.

Love to all. :)

3 comments:

  1. Amen to that sister. I got 2 hydrangeas too. Mine are outside and I am keeping a close eye on them as they cost a pretty penny. They seem to be doing ok so far touch wood. Not sure if they would grow in the oven that is AZ. Hope your birthday was wonderful.
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend
    fay in the family room

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  2. Yes, and it was quite oven-like today. What color are your hydrangeas, Fay?

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  3. Wow, I didn't know you shared a birthday with my brother! Happy birthday somewhat late!

    Beth

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