Thursday, January 27, 2011

Birth



I wondered where she was at this age. My sister, doing the math, figured out Florence had just begun the life she had always wanted to live - on her own, practicing her art and dancing with girls.

There was nothing left to do but thank Florence for her labor 52 years ago, give gratitude for the day, and in the evening enjoy the company of friends and family who had witness my own journey to living as I had always wanted to.

Photo by E. Smith

5 comments:

mybabyjohn said...

Happy Birth Day !!

bucko said...

May the new years be as sweet as that there chocolate!

Alana said...

Happy Birthday! I hope the year between this and next one is filled with joy and happiness for you. :)

Elisabeth Lohninger said...

that chocolate sauce was delicious! i loved the moment when you and your sister started to talk about where florence had been at that age. and where was she? living the life she had always wanted. poignant...

c.o. moed said...

It's been a wonderful start and that can only promise more of the same. Thank you all so much for your well wishes.