25.4.10

Happy birthday, Mom!

In New Zealand, today is Anzac Day. We did not make it to the dawn service, but we woke up to see helicopters flying towards Wellington.

In the US, today is my mother’s birthday. This year, we won’t be celebrating with her in person. Hopefully, we will have a video call.

My friends say my mother has a young spirit. As some of you know, she is a blogger. (You should pop over to her blog and say hello.) She is liberal and funny, and she has amazing style. She always has been a force to be reckoned with.

When I was growing up, my mother drove a Corvette, and she listened to Prince. So this song goes out to you, Mom. Happy birthday!



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Edited to add. Tragically, one of the helicopters we saw crashed into the hills just south of our village, and three people died. There was one survivor.

5 comments:

TechnoBabe said...

Your mom sounds pretty cool.

Casey Freeland said...

I wore out two cassettes of 1999. Then CD's came out. Happy B-day to your mama.

Casey

Café Chick said...

I love the song! How lovely that it has such special meaning for you.

From AA to NZ said...

Thanks for the birthday tribute. Still one of my favorite songs.

Sad news about the copter crash.

Lou said...

HELLO! I just got the shivers reading your "we saw helicopters"... loving the musings here so far, I came here via Gusty Gourmet, but should really be fast asleep. xLou