Another Birthday

Happy Birthday - Me

Mouth open - ready to talk.

My name is not only a gift from my mother it is also my first story - and a collage.

Ellouise - - El - for Ellie Hall Keasler Baer - mama's mother and Louise for Louise Cobb Diggle (of yesterday's birthday) my dad's mother. Thank you Mama for combining those names. Its quite southern to call a child by both names. I could have been Ellie Louise.

Today is also Bastille Day - so in France they are celebrating.

Thinking about my birthday -
do I focus on the years that have passed
on the start of something new?

I choose the "something new."
Born again
A fresh start
A blessing.

Thank you.


Some things don't change

Mouth open - ready to talk.

But others do.

Today I am celebrating

Many blessings.

And the start of all things new.


Debbie Couture said...

Happy Birthday Ellouise. My husbands was yesterday. Hope you are having a great day! Keep talking, Debbie

PriscillaHowe said...

Happy birthday! It's also my mother's birthday, 86 today. And Happy Bastille Day.

Granny Sue said...

Happy birthday! Hope it was perfect for you.

Marilyn said...

As the French say--"Le jour de gloire est arrive."

A day of glory--and also your birthday. Hope it was great.

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