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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Happy Birthday Taurus baby!


Today I got in my car, put in my Lucinda Williams CD, drove down Chicken Bridge Road, through Silk Hope, and on to my favorite antique shops. I found a picture of Jesus for your birthday, Wesley. I think you will like it. I thought about the day you were born and all the days since. I'm so glad you are my child, so proud of you, so happy that we have walked side by side for 20 years.
Love you so much, Happy Birthday!
xo

you were right, this is a good song for me....
I've listened to it over and over

Ventura
I think I'm gonna make myself a little something to eat,
Get a can down off the shelf, maybe a little something sweet.
Haven't spoke to no one, haven't been in the mood,
Pour some soup, get a spoon, stir it up real good.
Go out with a friend, they know the music might help,
But I can't pretend - I wish I was somewhere else.

I wanna watch the ocean bend,
The edges of the sun,then 
I wanna get swallowed up
In an ocean of love.

Put on my coat, go out into the street,
Get a lump in my throat, and look down at my feet.
Take the long way home, so I can ride around,
Put Neil Young on and turn up the sound.
Drive up the coastline, maybe to Ventura,
Watch the waves make signs out on the water.

I wanna watch the ocean bend,
The edges of the sun,then 
I wanna get swallowed up
In an ocean of love.

Stand in the shower, clean this dirty mess,
Give me back my power, and drown this unholyness.
Lean over the toilet bowl, and throw up my confession,
Clense my soul, of this hidden obsession.

I wanna watch the ocean bend,
The edges of the sun,then
I wanna get swallowed up
In an ocean of love.






18 comments:

Amy said...

first picture is priceless! happy birthday to your girl-

Tracey Broome said...

I know, every time I look at it I get a lump in my throat! What a sweet child I have :-)

Dennis Allen said...

Here's a coincidence, this is my wife's birthday too. Hope Wes has a great day.

Anna M. Branner said...

Taurus babies rock. Can you guess what I am? ;)

Tracey Broome said...

Soooo many Taurus babies in the world! Happy birthday to all of you! I have so many Taurus friends :-)

Michèle Hastings said...

sweet pictures. happy birthday to your girl.

(Lucinda ROCKS!)

Lori Buff said...

I hope you both have a great time celebrating her birth.

cookingwithgas said...

Happy Birthday to your girl! How can she be over the age of 15?
An apartment, that girl is growing up.
XXOO to you all.
M

Vicki said...

Birthday blessings to your wise "old" young lady.
You're a lucky mum :)

Tracey Broome said...

Hey Michele, yes Lucinda totally rocks!
Thanks Lori, we will :)
Meredith, some days... she still acts 15, haha! and she is getting the cutest house you ever saw!
Thanks Vicki, yes I am a very lucky and blessed mom!!!

Susan Wells said...

TWENTY!!!! Wow. Beautiful. And Taurus is the best sign!

Laura Farrow said...

Wes is so awesome!! Happy birthday! and from Bob too!, xo

oldgreymare said...

Happy Belated Birthday Wes!

Tracey Broome said...

Thanks!
Thanks!
Thanks!
will pass on the birthday wishes to my awesome girl!

Hollis Engley said...

Happy Birthday, Wes, from Dee and me! And I love Lucinda ...

Sandy miller said...

Ahhhhhh! Happy Birthday to you both! Daughters are just the best! :)

cindy shake said...

Oh happy happy day with lots of wishes and cake! xox

Tracey Broome said...

Hey Hollis, will pass your wishes on to Wesley, thanks!
Sandy, yes, a celebration for both of us, I think the moms should get the gifts on their child's birthday, they did all the work!
Hey Cindy, thanks for the wishes. There was no cake, just a quick lunch off campus between portfolio reviews, but we had some great fish tacos!