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Half Birthday Celebration

"These are our few life seasons. 
Let us live them as purely as we can, in the present."
 –Annie Dillard

With news from a colleague that her husband has cancer and tragic events that pop up on the news each day, it seems only right to embrace the moments that we can indeed celebrate and give thanks. 

So, with joy this morning, I got out the birthday banners and printed off a few "1/2" signs to deck the kitchen with some cheer for Anna's half birthday.  

Thirteen "1/2" notes going down the stairs... 
(this is Anna's 13th HALF birthday!) 




a hot chocolate croissant to start the day (Thanks Trader Joe's!) 



out of all the choices, she chose the crown. 
That's my girl! :) 




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