The Big 2-1

It was one of the main reasons he didn’t want to go.  He wanted to be here, with his friends, to celebrate his 21st birthday.  That’s one of those milestone birthdays.

Instead, he’s several time zones away, with people he doesn’t yet know very well.  It almost seems like yesterday when he was my little blond-haired baby, with the sunny disposition and his two different colored eyes.  Now he’s in Germany, still way too angry over a couple of idiot pickpockets who tried to rip him off.

It’s still September 7th here.  But over there, 6 hours ahead, it’s already your birthday.  So Happy Birthday, Middle Son J.  We all sent you cards, but we have no idea when you’ll get them.  Please stay calm.  Please stay safe.  We’ll celebrate your next birthday in style.

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3 Responses to “The Big 2-1”


  1. 1 Pastor John September 7, 2008 at 9:09 pm

    Birthday Sing-a-long

    English:
    Happy Birthday to you.
    Happy Birthday to you.
    Happy Birthday dear Middle Son J
    Happy Birthday to you.

    German:
    Zum Geburtstag viel Glück!
    Zum Geburtstag viel Glück!
    Zum Geburtstag liebe Middle Son J
    Zum Geburtstag viel Glück!

    Spanish:
    Que los cumplas feliz
    Que los cumplas feliz
    En tu dia dichoso
    Que los cumplas feliz

    Guarani:
    Hay potare Vy-A
    Hay potare Vy-A
    Condeara huaje-ny
    Hay potare Vy-A

  2. 2 mamaneeds2rant September 7, 2008 at 9:31 pm

    Well, aren’t we multi-lingually talented!

  3. 3 "J" September 8, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    haha thanks uncle john 🙂 thanks mom 🙂 miss you guys


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