Monday, June 1, 2015

Blue Monday - Birthday for Me and My Twin

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Make someone's day when you wish them a Happy Blue Monday!
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This past Tuesday was my birthday! My twin brother and his wife drove up for a visit. Without planning, we both wore Blue. Binky (my twin's nickname) is sitting in my walker. His real name is Vincent.

When we were babies and people asked our mother if we were identical, she'd answer, "No, Binky has the Blue booties and Sally has pink." (A boy and a girl cannot be identical; we're fraternal twins.) To learn more, click here.



The card that Binky and Rose gave me had a picture of a Boston Terrier on the front. We had two such dogs during our childhood, so they have a special meaning for us. I'm only including this shot where we're giggling to show you a closer look at the card. (Neither one of us look like this on a regular basis!)


We went to a nice restaurant, had a delicious lunch, and then came back home for birthday cake. Sorry, but I had so much fun that I actually forgot to take more pictures.

My son's family all celebrated my birthday on the Sunday before, and my daughter and granddaughter visited me Wednesday, so I've been celebrating number 74 all week long!  (I tell you, it's enough to age a person!)


Do you ever "spread out" your birthday celebration?


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34 comments:

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Glad you had fun with this little adventure!

Jim said...

Happy Birthday!

Marie C said...

Happy Birthday to you and your twin! I decided to join you this week. I've never linked up before but I've noticed the meme participation by a few others. Thanks for hosting!

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Happy belated birthday Sally.
Have a wonderful week.
Denise

Nick V. said...

It's great that you and your brother enjoyed your birthdays, Sally. I wish you many happy returns of your special day!

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jeannettestgermain said...

It must be so much fun to be part of a twin - especially on your birthday!

Margaret Adamson said...

great that you anad your twin brother could be together on your birthday Sally.

My name is Riet said...

How lovely you have a twin Sally and you both still are so good. And I can see you love blue both. Happy blue Monday.

lina@happy family said...

Belated happy birthday to you and Vincent. Wish for your happiness and great health in many years ahead.

Gemma Wiseman said...

A special day for you both. You look all smiles - both of you. Lovely photos.

Julie Huston said...

Happy Birthday and Happy Blue Monday.

Gayle said...

Happy Birthday. I bet both twins have identical hearts full of kindness.

Alexa said...

You DO having matching happy smiles! Best wishes to you both.

bj said...

Happy belated birthday to you and your brother. So glad ya'll had such a good time together.
Thanks for hosting.

Latane Barton said...

Fairly new to Blue Monday and am enjoying it so much. Thanks for having it so we all can have fun.

LV said...

So thankful you were feeling so well on your special day. Making it so much more fun to celebrate with your family. I wish you many more blessed ones and better health.

Jeanne said...

Good morning Sally, I hope you and your twins' birthdays were spectacular. I'm sorry this wish is belated. We are in Florida and I have not been om my computer much. I was on FB but I didn't see your birthday listed. Sigh! It sounds like you had a great celebration times three. Yes, sometimes my birthday is like yours...spread out. My children are also spread out. Smile.

I love the pics so much. Everyone looks happy and happy is good for the soul.

Love you ,
Jeanne

Neesie said...

I hope you had a brilliant birthday Sally,
Great photo's of you both :D
Have a great week

Minkamo said...

Belated happy birthday and seems like you had fun! All the best to you both.

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Happy Birthday Sally and Vincent. Your mom sure had a cute answer with the booties. Thank you for hosting Blue Monday.

Anne Seltmann said...

Dear Sally!
All the best for your birthday. Let's celebrate you and have a happy birthday!

Greetings

Anne

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Happy belated birthday, Sally! It sounds like you had some nice celebrations for your special day. Much happiness and good health in the year ahead! {{{Hugs}}}}

veredit - isabella kramer said...

A very Happy Birthday for you both!!

Linda Kay said...

Sally, can't imagine what it must be like to have a twin. Nice that they came for a visit, and happy birthday to you both!

evasmoodboard said...

Happy Birthday :)

Leovi - La FotografĂ­a Efectista Abstracta said...

Joyful pictures, happy birthday to you and your brother, and good health !!

Rob Hunt said...

Thank you Sally for Blue Monday. Gardening season is here and I am working getting everything trimmed, planted, watered, cutting winter wood etc.
Rob

Joy H said...

I bet you had an awesome time with your twin brother. Great photo!
Happy belated Birthday :) Sounds like it was fun.

Grantham Lynn said...

How fun. I am sure you had a wonderful time. Thanks for the linky. I finally got a post up. I was busy doing a little makeover.
Have a great week.

Sarah said...

Happy Birthday to you and your twin. And Happy Blue Monday, Sally.

Annesphamily said...

Whew......I made it today Sally! with all the painting and other household chores we are doing we are slammed and exhausted each day. we fell into our bed last night after a long busy weekend. Thank you for hosting and Happy Birthday to you and Vincent (Binky). What a special time you two shared. As always, thank you for hosting and enjoy a wonderful week. Hugs, Anne

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Sally,
Thanks for the party and thanks for the visit!! I can't comment when I am at work as the computer systems block that so I am back to comment now from home!!

Hugs,
Deb

Motoristin Mutsi said...

Whole week party, that is just great :-) First time here, and have to say, that I just loved memes on the right "Leave a comment!" :-DDDD