I have to do this entry tonight as I have to go to work in the morning. Anyway, I want to take this opportunity to wish my daughter a very happy birthday. It's appropiate that this year...45 years later... her birthday falls on a Monday, the day of the week she was born. She was born on my dad's 48th birthday and for many years (28 to be exact) they shared a birthday cake. My grandmother (my dad's mom) was born on December 11th, so until she passed away the three of them had one family party. My grandma and my dad were both railroad emplyees and Julie loved horses...so several years there were cakes with little trains and horse pastures decorating their tops. One year after Julie was married, her husband was working a lot of overtime and he asked if she'd mind ordering her own cake and then he'd pick it up. So she stopped in at the local bakery department to order the cake. The lady asked her what she wanted it to say and after a moment she said "write across the top..Happy Birthday Queen Julie." Boy did we get a chuckle out of that and her husband was surprised when he picked it up.
Anyway, happy birthday daughter dear and I hope you have many more. Love Mom