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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Happy Birthday to my Prospector

All my bandages fell off last night. I guess I was too restless, trying to find a comfortable way to sleep. So, this morning the Prospector carefully re-wrapped fresh gauze and tape around the incision and re did the elastic bandage for me.
When I hobbled into the kitchen, there was a rose on the table... brought in from the garden early in the morning. He had picked it for me... for ME.
 The temperature is suppose to reach 104 degrees today. The rose would not have made it through the day. Now, it will survive in the house for a few days.
It was sometime after that, I remembered what I never forget.
The man who is always there, always taking care of me and has never failed to be there for me... was turning 70 years without any celebration. I (wrapped up in my own drama), had forgotten that this was the day.
I'm sorry love. I have no gift, no card... all of this will have to wait for a few weeks.
I can only give you my love, which is always there... and this post... especially for you.

Happy Birthday, my love. May your pan be filled with gold and may you always have a dog in your lap.

9 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your special husband. Love it! Hope you make a fast recovery.

    Velva

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  2. Happy Birthday Prospector!
    sounds a real gem, just like my Pirate! xx

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  3. it sounds as if you are present enough for you special man. May he have a wonderful, peaceful, joy-filled birthday.

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  4. shucks ...what a guy
    Happy Birthday Prospector
    he doesn't need no stinkin gift
    he won the prize when he met you
    and vicey versie
    a rose....what a man

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  5. Happy Birthday to the prospector. He found is gold when he found you. Hope you have a speedy recovery. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  6. happy birthday to your prospector...i hope he had a good day...and smiles at the flower he brought you...that makes him tops in my book as well...smiles.

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  7. This is such a sweet post about your valiant and loving Prospector. Best wishes to you both!

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  8. Awh happy birthday prospector! You sound like a lady in love. You are excused because as you have found out foot surgery is a bitch,uh hummm rough.

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