Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Yellow Roses For An ‘Old’ Lady
Several months ago my oldest granddaughter asked how old I would be on my next birthday. When I told her, she gasped and said, ‘I didn’t know you were going to be that old!’ To be honest, I hadn’t felt that old until that moment. When seen through the eyes of a young teen, the age I am now must seem hard to comprehend. What I didn’t tell her was that it seems like just yesterday I was where she is in life and I, too, thought I would never get to be that age. And I also didn’t say that time goes so fast – something I heard when I was young and didn’t comprehend – and, suddenly, here I am.
Well, today I am that age! And in many ways I don’t feel a whole lot older than I did all those years ago. I just feel wiser! And happy - and content - and satisfied to be exactly where I am. I see things so much differently. I think I feel things much deeper and I hope I love a whole lot more! I’m glad – oh, so glad – that I have made it to this place in my life. You see, my friends, today is my birthday and I am so happy to tell you my age. I have finally reached that age!
(The beautiful miniature yellow roses shown above were a gift from my sweetheart. He knows they are my favorite!)
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Happy Birthday Adrienne. Your roses are gorgeous. Have a beautiful joyful celebration showered with blessings.ReplyDelete
Have a great day ~
PS those kid-lings know how to bring things to light, don't they! Chuckle! Been there ...
Happy Birthday, Adrienne!ReplyDelete
Old is very relative....just ask our Biblical forefathers. LOL
Happy Birthday....I am surprised how old I am too!! But hey...it is good to have birthdays!!ReplyDelete
Happy Birthday Adrienne. I remember when I thought my PaPa was soo old and now I am his age. Time does pass so quickly.ReplyDelete
Your roses are lovely and what a wonderful husband to give you such a nice birthday gift.
Happy Birthday!!!! I don't think any of us feel "old" and age is just a number. You look super and the roses are fantastic. Hugs, MartyReplyDelete
Happy Birthday Adrienne - and may you have many, many more! Every year I think "this is the very best age to be" and yet when I have a birthday I think the same thing about that age. :) blessings, marleneReplyDelete
Happy Birthday Adrienne! Remember, you're only as old as you feel...on the inside:>)ReplyDelete
Hi Adrienne. It's been a while since I've had a chance to stop by and say hello so I am so glad my timing was perfect to wish you a happy birthday! I, too, will have a birthday in a few weeks. I can't believe how fast the years have passed! Quite frankly, I'm at the point where I wish I had the option of subtracting years instead of adding them. lol.ReplyDelete
Hope you had a wonderful day and here's to many, many more. :)
Happy Birthday Adrienne!! It is kind of a surprise to be this age. I remember when I thought 30 was old! Now I think of 30 as still being nearly a kid!*winks* Lol! VannaReplyDelete
Happy Birthday!!!! I am "old" too, but I refuse to believe it...lolReplyDelete
Happy birthday, sweetie! LOL, every time I look at my wrinkly hands, I wonder who thet belong to! I hope that you day was special and best wishes for many more years!ReplyDelete
I hope you had a spectacular day and celebrate all month long. Sending hugs!ReplyDelete
Happy Birthday! I'm sorry I missed it. Aug 3rd is my grandson, Caden's, birthday too, he was five!ReplyDelete
I also can't believe how old I am, but it's better than the alternative!
Haven't heard from you in a long time, I see you on lots of other blogs.
Happy Belated Birthday!!! I hope you had a great one with those you love. ;)ReplyDelete
Hope you had a great birthday my friend. Mine is on the second and that is the day we flew to California for vacation. We're having a wonderful time. Hope all is well with you and yours.ReplyDelete
Adrienne, I hope you had a very blessed birthday. Your roses are beautiful and you are looking quite good for 'that age'. Ah, age is relative isn't it? XO sweet friend.ReplyDelete