Saturday, June 4, 2011


I turned 81 on Thursday, but it was recognized all week.

I received cards by snail mail, email, delivered to the back door,  best wishes by phone, a four leaf clover from a friend in Ireland, had a long telephone chat with another friend in Ypsilanti, Michigan, had a tooth filled by the dentist (that was exciting),

had friends over to share Baskin-Robbins ice cream cake,

received a book, a box of candy, cookies, and Happy Birthday sung to me about a half dozen times over several days.

A lot of fun!

Humor -

A woman went to court and told the judge she wanted a divorce.  "Do you have any grounds?" the judge asked.  "Just two acres," she said.  "That's not it, lady; I mean do you have a grudge?"  "No, we park the cars in front of the house," she replied.  The judge was frustrated: "Does your husband beat you up?"  "No,” she said,”I get up before he does." "Then why do you want a divorce?!" the judge asked.
"Because," she confessed, “we just don't seem to communicate."


  1. Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy BIRTHDAYYYYY dear DONNNNNN... Happy birthday to you! And many more!

  2. What a great birthday festivities week! I wish I could have had a slice of that tasty-looking B-R cake! (It's cold now and my daughter just baked some fruit crumble this evening but back on your birthday the weather was warm and some ice-cream would have been nice!)

  3. Sounds like a great week! I enjoyed our conversation immensely :-}