Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Happy Birthday, Emily!

Emily turned seven years old today, my how time flies. I remember when she was a little-bitty baby. Now she's seven and plenty sassy. She's turning into quite the reader and is very athletic. Emily is a sweet little girl.

Mommy made some cupcakes for school and the like, and since we are having a party on Saturday at the ancient skating rink in town, we thought we'd at least give Em a little something along the lines of candles to blow out on her actual birthday.

I found this marionette Maltese made by a guy in Midland, TX. He showed me how the puppet worked at the dog show in Big Lake, and I knew I had to buy one for Emmy. I wish now I had bought two. The puppet action of this particular marionette is excellent and very simple. I blush at the price I paid for it, six dollars, and he would sell two for a mere ten dollars. Damn the shortsidedness. She played with this toy all day long, and did not want to put it away to go to bed. That's the definiton of a good toy. I'm going to try and find this guy again, I think he could sell lots of these on E-bay.

Here's a better look at the puppy which Em aptly named "Tiny".

What a day. Seven years old already. Amazing.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pass along a happy birthday from crystal randy and gaby.

3:50 PM  
Blogger prairie biker said...

Happy Birthday Emily, from Matt, Rhonda, Ben and Alexa

5:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hope your birthday was great Emily
Chuck, andZack, Snooky and Romeo (Zack's cats)

7:23 PM  
Anonymous Larry Lane said...

Happy Belated Birthday, Emily!
Seven is like being in heaven.
Enjoy each and every day!

8:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dave & Shirley in Leesburg, Florida, send birthday greetings to Emily.

1:24 AM  
Anonymous John & Lucy, Macon, GA said...

Happy birthday Emily! May all your birthdays be wondrous.

5:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Emily - I hope you had a happy 7th Birthday!
Former San Angelo residents Chong and Axel ....

9:19 AM  
Blogger Mark A. said...

Thanks for all the special birthday greetings all!

Emily really loved them!


9:37 PM  

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