Saturday, June 08, 2013

It's My Party!

I have waited 50 years for this day. It's my big, big day. I am officially a half-century old. I understand 50 is the new 40. Let's hope, eh?

Here's a look at Anita through the years . . .

Age 3 with baby brother

Age 5, Kindergarten
Age 13, End of School year, 7th Grade

Age 9 or 10, Christmas

Age 16, playing guitar
in a rock band
Age 14 or 15, high school band

Age 20, not yet married

Age 20, my wedding day, with my parents
and my brother

Age 20, my wedding day, with my
handsome and special husband

Mid 40s

Mid to Late 40s

Age 47 with handsome husband

Age 48, at my 30th high school reunion

Age 48

Age 48 (2012), receiving master's
degree from Hollins University

Age 49 years, 364 days. I
took this yesterday.

Happy Birthday to me!


  1. Happy Birthday! I hope you have a lovely time.

  2. Happy birthday! May you have another half-century ahead!

  3. Happy birthday my friend.. wish I could go back to 50, I remember it well. Hope you are being taken out to dinner by your fabulous husband and spoiled rotten! xox

  4. congratulations on the masters degree!

  5. What a cute kid! Happy B'day!


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