Friday, September 11, 2009

If you have to turn 51!


If you are going to have a birthday.... then here are the great things that can happen.....like they did to me today!


The first message on my answering machine is ..." Happy Birthday Gramma...I love you (j-man) Happy Birthday mom, call us back, we love you (heidi). Followed by a call to Colorado for a talk to these cuties!


The first text message on my cell phone today "Happy 51st birthday sista!! Hope u have a great day=) from my brother Dennis.


The First voice message on my cell phone.... a most lovely, creative and resounding rendition of Happy Birthday to you from my sister Jana.


My first peek at Facebook today....Wowee kazowie.... you can surely feel some love from all the friends and relatives cyber singing and sending love and wishes my way!! Special love from my kids and siblings there too!!!


The first entry to the workplace....balloons, pastry, songs, and gifts.....always spoiled at my friends at school!


My first email.... a birthday wish from Julia


My first phone message at work today...birthday wishes from my sister Karen. She called again, and we got to chat :)


Treated to lunch by my office mate Christina....


Then my Russell, Garen, Randi and Skyler show up at my work with balloon, flowers, candy , a song, hugs and kisses!


Then......a song from my neice Meredith, and a chat with Kayla, a voice message from my brother Brent, text messages from Jordan and Grant. Phone call from my mother in law!


Arrive home from work, see the mail.... a card and gift from my brother Dennis, a Card and gift and a box of Hazel Holmes famous chocolates awaiting me!!


Now by way of sweet and generous gift card....Dinner at PF Changs! MMMMMM.


Sooooo, if you have to turn 51, I hope you get to do it in style like me! Thanks for all the love!!!


15 comments:

Alisa J said...

You so deserve it for all of the love that you have outpoured to all of us over the years!!!!!

Grandma Kris said...

Happy Birthday to someone who is so very easy to love!

By the way, I am working at the temple tomorrow so I won't be able to attend the shower. Hope it is fabulous.

Heather E. said...

Happy Birthday....I hope all of your birthday's have just as much love and happiness!

Heidi said...

my goodness... so glad you were taken care of mommy! we all love you so so much, and Miss you SOOO much! all our love to you!

Marie said...

Oh Sheryl, let me add my Happy Birthday wishes to the rest!! I hope you have a fabulous day. It sounds like it is off to a great start!

Lauri said...

And your lame friend, Lauri, forgot to even wish you well. Happy birthday dear friend...a day late! Sounds like it was a good one.

Erin said...

Happy Birthday you awesome lady you!! I just want to turn 51 and be as cool as you! If I can do that I will feel great!!

Escobar Family said...

Looks like you had a marvellous birthday! So happy to hear! We were thinking about you!

JandKWachFamily said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful Birthday full of wishes & love! Happy Belated Birthday!!!

Sundbergs said...

Happy birthday. You deserve an awesome day and should be showered wtih love.

Caroline Haring said...

You are very welcome, you deserve it!

Grammy Staffy said...

I wish that I had read this earlier and I could have given you a belated birthday hug at church yesterday. The reason that so many people did nice things for you is because you are such a wonderful person and loved so much.

HAPPY BELATED 51st. BIRTHDAY.
Enjoy your youth while you have it..ha ha

Rebecca said...

Happy Birthday! Enjoy all those great grandma moments...you make it sound so wonderful:)

River said...

OH What A DAY! So I've never seen this blog... good thing I found it... YAY. What an amazing day. You are so blessed.

Sara's Memoirs said...

you deserve it. you are the best! so glad it was a wonderful day for you. xoxo