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Birthday Time

Birthday time is here again, but I'm not going to post today about what I got or what I did (I'll save that for another day) because I also share my birthday with my grandaddy and it's his special day too.

My grandaddy and I have always celebrated our birthdays together, and this year will be no different. I have pictures from every birthday of the two of us standing behind our cake (or cakes) and I've never had a problem sharing my birthday. My mom told her labor doctors if they could hold me off until the 16th, I would be born on the same day as her father. My actual time of birth is 12:01 am.

My grandaddy is the hardest working, most dedicated, Christian man I know. He will be 79 this year and still drives a school bus every morning during the school year, a job he took after he retired because he wanted something to do. He still plants a garden every year, and can cook some great green beans! He's the church choir director, a deacon, takes loving care of my grandmother and has been a rock for our family.

Happy birthday grandaddy! I love you!



  1. Grandaddys are the greatest! Happy birthday!

  2. That is SO sweet! Happy Birthday to you both!!!

  3. Wow - what an amazing man!! Happy Birthday 2 times over!!

  4. That is the loveliest photo . . . your post was such a joy to read and made me miss my own Pop terribly. Happy birthday to you both, and blessings your way all year!

  5. I love it! Makes me miss my PaPa. Happy B-day to you both!

  6. Happy birthday to both of you!

  7. So cute! Happy birthday to you both :)

  8. Happy birthday to you and your grandaddy!
    P.S.- LOVE the new header you have!

  9. So sweet! I shared my birthday with my dad and I am so happy we had that very special bond. It's something that can never be broken or forgotten.

  10. Terrific photo. And happy birthday to you and your granddaddy!

  11. Before I could even get a chance to check your blog, I got this emailed from both our moms and read to me by Jamie!


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