Thursday, November 29, 2012

Like It Was Yesterday

I remember.
Our Maria Papaya.
The gift of her, completing our family.

She is a dream coming true.
Every day.

Happy Birthday, Maria. And thank you for being you... kind, sincere, curious, joyful, feminine, a dancer and a runner, a cook and a farmer, a robot designer and engineer, a spirited, loving, laughing, jumping, playing, exploring, inquiring, reading, singing, smiling girl. We love you.

8 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, dear sweet Maria!

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  2. Maria is beautiful, in every way, so smart and talented. I feel like I have seen her grow up through your blog. It has been a delightful experience, and I thank you for sharing it. Happy Birthday, Maria!

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  3. Happy Birthday Maria! I can tell you are such a joy to your whole family.

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  4. Please give her a Happy Birthday from Southern California!

    Jennifer (california)

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  5. Happy Birthday Maria! I like that "a dream coming true". You put it just right, Natalie.

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  6. Hurray for Maria, and birthdays, and family, and joy! And cake, and jumpy houses, and goats, and fairies, and dreams, and big brothers!!

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  7. A beautiful tribute to a beautiful daughter. She is, and always has been, such a delight to look at and her intelligence and happiness show through the photos - it does feel as though we are looking at her through your proud eyes.
    Axx

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  8. Happy birthday to Maria! What a lovely daughter you have, and may the dream continue to grow and blossom ever more beautifully as the years go by. Blessings!

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