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Photo: Bee and thistle: Taken high in the Cascade Mountains where there is a bee buzzing on every thistle. by Debora Rorvig

Sunday, September 8, 2013

A Weekend with My "American Girl"...Happy Birthday Ana!

This weekend we had a lovely time celebrating my grand-daughter Ana's 10th birthday. Just an intimate little party with her mom, dad, brother, hubby and me...and the dogs of course. Ana is such a special little girl, quiet, precocious, and mature beyond her 10 years. We spent the evening eating chocolate cake, playing 'go fish', and looking at American Girls dolls on line.
I'm just so grateful for every precious hour I get to spend with my grandchildren.
 birthday cake and celebration at grandma's.
“In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.”
Gordon B. Hinckley



Elephant's Child said...

That is a stunning photo, and I am very glad that you had such a wonderful weekend.
I love your new header too.

ellen b. said...

Sweet! A very happy birthday to Ana!

Anneliese said...

Your granddaughter is lucky too!

K9friend said...

Happy birthday, Ana! What a joy to celebrate such a special day with your granddaughter.

Critter Alley


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