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Saturday, November 1, 2008

Happy Na, Birthday Pa!


Maligayang Bati! Maligayang Kaarawan!
To a mother and a grandmother!
Lots of best wishes, lots of love
to a wonderful person from heaven above!

Little did she know, little did she see,
how important she is in our lives
how we see her as our hope and our light
to the path we are treding day and night.

To you grandma, we wish the best!
May many more birthdays be your yearly guest
May we be the source of your pride
as you are always ours!


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My mom's birthday is always a holiday back home. We used to spend the day and celebrate at Loyola cemetery. Some days were rainy, some days were really hot but all of them fun and fulfilling. It's been our tradition to do so every year. Now that we are in a different place ... the tradition have been tweaked somehow. We still go to the cemetery and pay our respect to our departed loved ones but we can't saty too long. It is cold and it will be a feat to stay warm unless we bring some portable heaters. Now, we celebrate her birthdays at home. This year, I cooked her some pansit, roast chicken and buttered asparagus.

To you mommy.... I thank you for everything that you have done for me and for my children. I love you always!

6 comments:

the donG said...

wow! send our electroniic birthday greeting to her! kids are really really happy.

juleste said...

cheers to your mother and i wish her the best of everything :-)

Share my point of view... said...

This is an emotional entry for me. I'm happy that you took the time to write a beautiful poem for your mom. She must be happy if she could read that. I also love her photo with your son & daughter. One happy family. =D

EM said...

Thanks Dong! I will tell her so many wishes her the best! Yup, I caught them joking around each other! Those kind of moments just needed to be preserved for posterity.

thanks for the wishes ... you take care!

EM said...

thanks Juleste! chat with you later!

EM said...

thanks share! We always make sure that on her birthday, we let her know how important and how we love her. We do it everyday if we can but birthdays we make it more special. I'm doing her a photo story too.

I love that shot too! moments to be preserved.

thanks for the chat!