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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Happy Birthday, Mom!

My mother turned 80 today.

This was taken in 1947, a year after I was born, and is one of my favorite pictures of her.

This was taken in March of this year.

I made this quilted birthday card for her earlier this week.

And sent her this quilt made last year. It's called "Bouquet of Roses" and reminded me of her from the moment I made it. These are definitely her colors and she sounded tickled to receive it.

We aren't able to attend her celebration in Iowa today but send our love and wishes for many, many more healthy birthdays.


6 comments:

karenfae said...

happy birthday to your mom Mary - she is looking good.
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

Sunna Reyr said...

Happy birthday to your mom,it's easy to see where you got your looks from.

Geta Grama said...

Happy birthday and many more years filled with happiness and health to your mom !
The quilt is wonderful !

Crispy said...

Happy Birthday to you Mom!! Mom's are the best, they always love our gifts, from that little hand print in kindergarten to the beautiful quilts stitched with love.

Crispy

Linda said...

OMGosh Mary! You look just like your mom! Happy Birthday to her. Lovely pics and good looking quilts.

Donna said...

I hope your mom had a great birthday, Mary. She's a good looking woman. The quilt you sent her is beautiful!