Saturday, March 21, 2009

Birthday presents

I am sitting on the balcony at Koolina, listening to the wind rustle the palms, its beautiful. I had an incredible day. Phil parted with tradition and allowed me to open my present Thursday night. Lily brought it to me, handed it over and said here's your present. Its a camera! So needless to say I was so surprised to open it and find a camera inside, Phil missed a huge opportunity to play a big joke! We went to clinic and I was given my second gift , lily and Bella singing their renditions of happy birthday which I will post when I get home. My third present was that lily's counts were fine so we got to go to lunch instead of take out and a transfusion! Then Phil dropped me off here and I had a lovely afternoon of trying out my new camera.

Phil joined me for a late dinner by the beach while the kids were entertained by stew and Jackie for a couple hours. I did a few scrapbook pages and got some sleep. Today the monkeys will join me for a swim and then we'll do cake and ice cream! It has been the perfect blend of family time, date night, and alone time. Now if I could just manage that on a daily basis! At least now I have the template!
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  1. Happy Birthday sweet friend!!! I am so glad you had a good day--you were truly due for one! Love ya!

  2. Happy Birthday Jen! I'm glad you got such great presents! I've been reading your blog weekly and I think of you often. I'm amazed at your strength and awed by your attitude. Keep going, you're doing such wonderful things for your family! love,


Lily Kay Monkey

Lily Kay Monkey
November 2008 Photographed by Shelley Detton (7 Layer Studio)