Birthday

Today is my birthday. No big plans but I’m looking forward to seeing the surprise gift that my oldest daughter has created. She’s been huddling with the younger kids and videotaping and yesterday asked me for a blank disc to make a copy of ‘a project.’ Whatever it is – it is sure to make my day!

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30 Responses to Birthday

  1. Maria says:

    I’m wishing you a Happy Birthday. Merry Christmas and a really good 2011!!

  2. docdave says:

    Thanks for your update–I know that I’m not your only reader who has been worried. Here’s hopes that your Christmas will be a quiet and happy one, and that the year to come affords some of the right kind of surprises for you and your family.

  3. Laura says:

    Is anyone getting concerned about our blogger? It’s been over 2 weeks since the last post. I am wondering if everything is okay?

    • boxcarkids says:

      Hi all – Sorry for the long absence- partly due to the hectic nature of the season with lots of holiday events, and partly due to the fact that our on again, off again internet access at the park is gone. This means I have to go to Starbucks or some other place with free wifi to blog and now that the kids are out of school that means taking us all to starbucks! Also I’ve been helping my friend with her ebay and warehouse as she’s had a lot of sales before the holiday (this has helped me pick up a few gifts for the kids).
      The weather has been dismal (unending rain) but we aren’t in any areas of flooding or mudslides so don’t worry about us!
      I have a post I’m working on that I hope I can get up in the next day or two.
      Happy holidays all!

      • Laura says:

        Whew! You make us nervous when you do that! Merry Christmas to you and your family, please know that we are out here keeping a warm thought for you.

        Laura

  4. ann says:

    just worried about you – been so long since your last post – was hoping for a happy email when unemployment got extended………hoping you & kids are all OK
    take care

  5. Jeannette says:

    I pray that you are just taking a break from blogging, and all is okay. Thinking about you
    Jeannette

  6. Linda P. says:

    I’m so sorry that I missed your birthday, but happy belated birthday.

  7. Sharon says:

    Happy “belated” birthday!!! Hope it was happy!!

  8. Grace says:

    It sounds like your birthday is a good one–so nice that the kids got together to make it a happy one as well. Next year has got to be BETTER, right?

  9. Happy birthday. We’ve been following you and admire you hugely!

    We don’t have tons of books, but you can go to our website and pick out an eBook and we’ll send it to you for free. Just send an email to the address on the site and we’ll then upload it to that address. I think the Pebble Pups would be great for the kids, but you might enjoy Uranium Daughter, since it’s a story about a woman who basically lives out of her jeep, although she’s an archaeologist. Actually, pick two eBooks and we’ll send both. Happy Birthday and keep on hanging in there!

  10. Krazy Kitty says:

    Happy Birthday!

    Best of luck with everything.

  11. Sherry H says:

    Many happy returns!

  12. Debbieo says:

    Happy Birthday to you. May your day be blessed and all the rest too.

  13. Rachael says:

    Happy Birthday! Today is my birthday, too. I’m pleased to share it with you… 🙂

  14. Sara says:

    Happy Birthday, how sweet of the kids and here’s hoping it’s a great year for you.

  15. Pam McCormick says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! shows what a terrific Mom you are !!! in the face of adversity the kids are still working on a present for you….Amen boy did you do a good job.I will wish for you good luck/fortune aka a decent job and anything else positive for this birth year.Many happy more

    • boxcarkids says:

      My oldest made a cute video/slideshow with one of my favorite songs as the soundtrack. My youngest daughter made me a very sparkly card and my son made me a paper airplane! My faraway daughter is sending one of her school photos. I think I made out!

  16. SAB says:

    Happy Birthday! So sweet that the kids are making you a birthday project!!!

  17. SMS says:

    Happy Birthday…..Thank you for sharing your life with us.

  18. Jen says:

    Happy Birthday. Best Wishes for a great year.

  19. Jay says:

    Happy birthday 🙂

  20. Barbara says:

    Have a fabulous birthday! You are fortunate to have such a great family. All the best to you.

  21. Beth says:

    Happy Birthday!

  22. Becky R says:

    Happy Birthday!

  23. Happy birthday! May you have many more happy and healthy ones to follow!

  24. Linda says:

    Happy birthday!

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