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Summertime: The Bucket List

Reelin' in the Years

Singing this one today . . . 

 

Dear Erin:

Nanny has told me that nothing makes you feel older . . . than your children growing older.  And (as always) she is right.

Today, as you turn 26, I'm feeling pretty old.  (Because how happen???)  But I'm also . . . reelin' in the years.

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 Right from the start, you did your own thing!

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Always curious.  Always enthusiastic.

Smores

You've had an incredible sense of who you were and what you wanted to do!  

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(Which didn't mean you took the easy route.)  

(Like ever.)  

(I still miss your music in the house, by the way.)

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It's been wonderful to watch you . . . unfold.

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Right before my eyes.

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Can't wait to see what happens next.

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Happy birthday, Erin!  You're making me feel pretty old today.  But that's a really wonderful thing!  I'll always be here . . . stowin' away the time!

Love,
Mom

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