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Thursday, May 21, 2009

A Special Post for Jeanne!

This post is in honor of Jeanne (visit her blog here). It's her birthday today! It's a special birthday... one of those milestone days... but be it far from me to reveal any numeric details.

Jeanne was one of the first people that I really got to know through blogging. Though we've never met in person (we live on opposite sides of the US... she all the way over to the west in California, and me all the way over to the east in North Carolina- 3,000 miles apart) we've developed a special friendship that includes regular emails interspersed with entertainingly chatty phone calls. Jeanne is a joy to know. She has a wonderful, quirky sense of humor, makes charming and colorful art, and is just a delight.

And now, Jeanne, you may not be aware of this, but I'm known to write [appallingly corny] poems. So, in honor of your birthday, is one such [appallingly corny] poem written just for you:

She loves chocolate and cookies,
TV and art;
Bill, Penny and Friday,
and sketching in the park.

She lives in California,
where the Beverly Hillbillies went to,
Though I'm not a hillbilly,
I send this greeting from the South to you.

Celebrate this milestone birthday-
may it be a wonderful year,
Filled with all the things you love:
Family, friends, doggies
blogging, art and good cheer!

Happy Birthday my friend.... wishing you a Special Day and a Wonderful Year!

6 comments:

Jan said...

Awwww, you're a great poet and an even better friend!

Tresses Art Blog said...

Happy Birthday Jeanne!!!! What a sweet thing to do Teresa and thanks for the comment on the babies. By all means do it..was so rewarding and gave me big smiles to remember the days that have sped by so quickly!!!
The other Teresa xx

jeannette stgermain said...

Nice to do something for your friend's birthday! And Thanks for the "follow" - hope you'll visit often. Right now I'm experiencing difficulties with Internet Explorer, so I'm trying to fix the problem (in case I vanish from my blog for some time LOL)

"JeanneG" said...

Thank you Teresa. It is wonderful. I usually write a birthday poem for myself. Thanks for letting me off the hook this year. I will have to get mine out and send to you. You think the blog was a funeral...

Rosie said...

What a kind and thoughtful person you are to write a poem in honour of your friend's birthday - I'm sure she will love it and be amused and touched by it:)

Cathyann said...

What a gal!...I am late but will go over to her and wish her well...

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