Thursday, March 31, 2011

Nineteen

She was always eager.

An eager learner, we called her. One of those “Oooh! Oooh! Pick me!” kind of kids in the classroom.

Eager to be the first to experience, to see, to know . . . anything.



Eager to love—always free to share hugs and affection with those she loves.



Eager to run ahead.



Eager to work hard.



Eager to please us, her parents.



Eager to be a great sister.



Eager to be goofy.



Eager to be a friend.



Eager to be born.

Nineteen years ago today Kate eagerly arrived . . . three weeks early.

We love you, Kate!



Happy birthday!

Shelly

5 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to Kate! And have a great day yourself simmering in all the wonderful memories you've had and are yet to come with her.

    Love ya!

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  2. Happy birthday to your amazing daughter! And happy birth day to you, her amazing mama!! :)

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  3. Enjoy the special day of celebration. She's a beautiful young lady!

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  4. Happy birthday, Kate!

    Mom, enjoy this one year of having three teenagers. You will NOT BELIEVE how quickly it will go by. But you know what? It'll be wonderful. :)

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  5. Such a thoughtful girl ~ arriving three weeks early.

    Happy Birthday, Kate.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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