Nana-palooza

Everyone wish a very happy birthday to my mom, also known as “Nana” or “Shirley.” (I recently was at a dinner in which 3/5 of the fiber professionals present had mothers named Shirley — an elite club indeed.)

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Nana is 84 today and in great health, with all her buttons, living on her own in her house. I cannot tell you how thankful I am for all of those things.

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She is funny and silly, the kindest person you’ll ever want to meet, and her unwavering love and support have made me so much of the person I am today.

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She was married to my dad for over 50 years:

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raised my brother and me to be responsible, caring adults:

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and I love her more than I could possibly say.

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2 Thoughts

  1. Marianne says:

    Happy Birthday, Nana!!!
    LOVE all the photos, old to recent.. what a beauty and… well done, Nana (!!) on raising your children, loving your husband, and loving your whole family so very well!

  2. Bridget says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NANA! And best wishes for many more happy, healthy years.

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