Posts with tag: "birthday"


Hi!  I'm Jen.  Teacher to teen girls.  Dorm mom to teen girls.  Photographer to teen girls.  And Mom to my own teen girl.

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Celebrating Our Besties
Celebrating Our Besties

 I write you this morning a bit crazed, but oh so excited!  This afternoon, after seven years, I will be seeing my very best friend again!  Susan will be coming down to visit us for a few days, along with her husband and kids.  I anticipate lots of hugs, lots of laughing, some long morning walks (coffee in hand), and some new memories.  I could not be more excited!I wish I had some photos to share with you, but like I said, it's been seven years.  I do plan to take some photos while they are here.  For now I'll share a photo from the last day we were together.  I was 7 months pregnant with Mike, who is now 6!  The little boy in the photo is Scotty, who is now 12 and almost eye to eye with me! I'm also pretty excited about my other bestie.  My true best friend, my favorite person in the world.  My hubby is celebrating his 50th birthday tomorrow!  I could sit here all day and try to come up with the right words to express what this man means to me, but I'll never be able to.  There are no words.  Truly, Scott, you are my favorite.  You are my best friend.  You are my hero.  You are everything I ever hoped for, and then some.  I love you, but oh my goodness, I like you so much, too.  Happy birthday to you. And now I'm off to go enjoy this glorious day!  I will be ...