Why do we celebrate birthdays?

In the midst of cake and candles and smiles and hugs, I started wondering why we celebrate birthdays at all? Isn't it our mother's achievement to have given birth to us? Why the cake cutting and candles blowing, why the celebration? Looking at the people around me eager for me to cut the cake, wishing … Continue reading Why do we celebrate birthdays?

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Happy birthday Sister!

Time passes And with everyday We get a bit older and wiser Sometimes I wish I could pause time Back to the moment We laughed so hard or our tummy hurt The after dinner talks The evening walks The time we played so much in snow we sweated The silly song lyrics we made up … Continue reading Happy birthday Sister!