Happy Birthday To Me...I'm Old as Can Be!

seekingadviceJanuary 24, 2006

Well, not really, but I've hit that great milestone that puts one out of Approaching Middle Age and into the old-enough-to-join-AARP category (I think). I'm 50 today!

My family threw me a party in Calistoga last weekend (wine country). I decided I ought to sport a rhinestone tiara and scepter :)

Here's a pic of all my kids except eldest dd, whose white dress you can see in the picture above. My son (the one looking delighted) and his girlfriend are behind me, the twins with me, and my 5-year-old on my SIL's lap. 16 family members attended!

Here is a link that might be useful: Me and my fam

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paulines

Happy, Happy Birthday Dear Cheri, my granite soul mate!!!

Many, many more!!!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 4:52PM
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catslikemice

You look like a queen, or at least a princess! =) Happy Birthday!!!!!

V

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 5:06PM
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ellene613

How blessed you are to have small children to keep you young (or is it to make you old?)!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 5:19PM
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cupofkindness

Seeking:

If you said that you just turned thiry, I would have believed you. Congratuations on sailing through life looking so beautiful. What youthful genes you possess. Happy birthday!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 5:41PM
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mary_228

Congratulations and welcome to the club!

I'm glad you had a big event for your big day. You look fabulous, BTW!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 5:52PM
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bill_vincent

Happy birthday, lady!! I gotta tell ya, though-- you sure don't LOOK 50!!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 6:32PM
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blsdgal

I'm 49 now (also with young twins!) and I don't look half as good as you.

Have a great birthday. You are a blessed woman.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 7:03PM
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gfiliberto

Happy Birthday!
Fifty is great...and you look FABULOUS!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 7:24PM
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fairegold

You look mahvellous, dahling!

Happy birthday!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 7:27PM
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proudmamato4

Happy Birthday! I, too, cannot believe how wonderful and young you look with twins just slightly older than mine! (you look young even without knowing you have twins.) I know you deserve, and it appears you received, a wonderful birthday celebration!

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 8:09PM
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pecanpie

I'm right behind ya, Cheri! You give the mid-century mark a new look for us Boomers! A very happy birthday to you!

Are your twins identical?

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 8:32PM
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pirula

Happy Birthday Seeking!!!!!!!

"rooo look Mahhhhvelous!"
Ivette

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 9:28PM
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lackboys3

You look gooooooood Seeking!!! Happiest of Birthdays, and may the next 50 plus years be filled with the joys of family, friends and good health.
Mazel Tov!
DONNA

    Bookmark   January 24, 2006 at 9:41PM
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MariposaTraicionera

Wow! Hopefully I'll look as gorgeous as you do when I turn the big 50 :-).

Happy birthday and remember, it sure beats the alternative!!!

    Bookmark   January 25, 2006 at 12:03AM
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meskauskas

Happy Birthday Seeking - Goodness gracious, you don't look anywhere NEAR 50 dahling! Honest!

Happy Birthday to you....
Happy Birhday TO you..
Happy BIRTHDAY Dear Cheriiiiiii...
Haaapy Birth-day tooooo youuuuuu!
(And maaa-ny more!)

    Bookmark   January 25, 2006 at 12:59AM
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