Saturday, March 28, 2009



I haven't bought anything pink in a while...until I saw this at a local thrift store and I HAD to have it. It has markings on the bottom which I will one day look up on the net to find out more about its originations, but for today, it will stand alone in its "prettiness"...



YES, IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN--is it my imagination, it was just here, wasn't it??DD'S BIRTHDAY is this week...hhhhhhmmmmm, memories:
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My once-little-sleeping, 11-day old bundle in my doctor's arms --doesn't sleep so much due to 7am school bells...and looks down at her now-shorter mother.
My once-cooing, 2-month-old enjoying a Virginia pool on her first vacation to Jamestown --is saving for her first trip to Italy next summer (without her mother).
My once-rocking-with-her-auntie four-month old , --now babysits 2 newborns and 4 toddlers each Thursday while Christian rocking to The Less.

My once-slapping-on-the-table, newly-walking 13-month old --is now climbing ladders while helping roof houses for a church mission projects.

My once-running-across-the-street-with-her-mother 4-year old (to meet her newest playmates) --is now driving HER car to enjoy a french-onion-soup lunch with friends at Panera.

My once-taking-her-first-airplane-trip-to-Southern-California 6-year old -- just returned from a high school choral singing performance on the INTREPID, @ the TOP OF THE ROCK, and @ ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL in New York City (without EITHER parent as chaperone).

My once-hard-throwing, first-base, softball-playing 9-year old --is now finishing her 3rd year of Latin, 4th year of chorus and doesn't want to play softball anymore.
My once-16 will now be "17"...this is going entirely too quickly!

Enjoy your Birthday week, Skoot...We have certainly continued to enjoy you!!

1 Samuel 1:27 I prayed for this child, and the LORD has granted me what I asked of him.

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Sassy Granny ... said...

Crafted like one might expect from the heart of a mother. Lovely!


Terri Tiffany said...

What a wonderful tribute to your daughter! Boo hoo! Made me think of mine and how she toured Italy without me and played softball for years till she married a man and moved across the country!
Enjoy these precious years--they do go fast. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I loved your note.

Kim said...

Oh my, you made me cry! Such sweet sentiments on this special occasion. Happy Birthday to your DD! Those are just the cutest photos, too :-) You know, no matter how far away she goes, she'll always be your little girl and she'll always need her mama!

2nd Cup of Coffee said...

Very sweet. She is a beautiful girl, and i know you are very proud. Tres proud.

Baba said...

Thanks so much for stopping in at Babasfarmlife and commenting. It meant so much to me.

elaine @ peace for the journey said...

It's a very quick leap from cuddling time to release time. I know that I don't have to tell you that. It's the hardest parenting "journey" I've walked. A good one, the right one, but a very difficult swallow. Time has a way of healing the struggle. It has for me.

What a beautiful tribute to growing up. Peace to you as you continue the process~elaine