Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Chitti Chitti Bang Bang

This is me at 10 years old.




in my Little Shop of Horrors sweatshirt
(I had seen the musical on Broadway in New York),
and I'm on my grandmother's porch in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Today I'm celebrating.


Celebrating that I'm 32 years old.
Celebrating that the same grandmother,
who has lived in Baton Rouge my entire life,
is moving this week to come live in Texas!
Moving just minutes from me.


I'm beyond happy.


And, I woke up this morning to the sweetest birthday message from Shannon.
Thanks, Shannon, you made my day!


39 comments:

brown eyed girl said...

Happy Birthday, pretty lady! Hope its a great one!

Kori said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RHEA!

Screwed Up Texan said...

Happy 32nd Birthday! You already look so independent in that photo. Have a blessed birthday week and have good times with your grandma! Yeah!

Ooh Baby! said...

Happy birthday, it's my birthday too! I wish you well.

thanks for visiting my muse post, some of the products are up if you want to see what she was able to inspire :)

hotpants™ said...

I hope you have a lovely birthday!

J'Ollie Primitives said...

Happy Birthday Rhea!

Jennifer said...

Happy Birthday Rhea!! That's exciting about your grandma!!

koopermom said...

Happy Birthday!!!!!!! I love the Feed Me shirt!!

Sprite's Keeper said...

Happy birthday, Rhea!
Sounds like you've gotten some great gifts already!

beth said...

happy happy! today is a big birthday day! i hope it's a great one! so cool that your grandmother is moving closer. i wish mine would.

Jen said...

Rhea, I wish you the happiest birthday ever. Have a great day!

Melissa said...

Happy Birthday!!
Hey I tagged you come and see!
=)

All Things BD said...

Happy Birthday!! Have a WONDERFUL day.

Christina said...

Happy Birthday Rhea!

Kat said...

I should have a disclaimer. "Will never remember birthdays. Even if they are on my calendar."

Hope that today is faboolas!

Linda said...

Happy Birthday ... hope your day is Truly Scrumptious. Get it? And welcome Grandma ... what fun to have her so close!

Mama Dawg said...

Happy Birthday!

Susie said...

How cute are you?? Cute at every age! Happy, Happy Birthday:-)

Susie said...

How cute are you?? Cute at every age! Happy, Happy Birthday:-)

Shannon said...

That's great about your grandma! My Nana moved down here about a year ago with my aunt & uncle... love having them all just minutes away from me :)

And glad I was able to make your day! Hope you have the bestest birthday ever!

Lynette said...

happy birthday to you so much!
and to have your grand mother coming too!
woot!

btw i am in dallas this week--surprise

Maggie said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

What a wonderful birthday gift... to have your grandmother move closer!

Enjoy the day... soak it all up!

Misty Dawn said...

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ONE OF MY FAVORITE BLOGGERS IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD! Yes, I mean you Rhea (silly girl). I hope you have an absolutely fantastic day.

P.S. You were an adorable child!

Rocksee said...

happy birthday!!!

CaraBee said...

Happy Birthday! I love the Little Shop of Horrors! I'm pretty sure I could still sing all of the words, too.

Yaya said...

Happy Birthday!

Jill said...

Happy Birthday RHEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hope you had a great day!

Sally-Ann said...

You've had a birthday,
Shout HOORAY!!!!
Happy Birthday

Mariah said...

Happy Birthday Rhea! How fun to have granny near by. AND you're looking kinda hot in your little shop of horrors sweatshirt. I'm pretty sure I had one too

Carissa(GoodnCrazy) said...

Dang Girl you are 32 years YOUNG! Like a kid still..

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!

Angie said...

Happy Birthday! I hope your week is awesome.

Lula! said...

If we had been together last week (ahem!), we'd have partied and celebrated and jammed out. Together.

Sigh...it's a lovely thought at least.

Happy birthday! Hope your day was GREAT!!!!

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Krystyn said...

Happy birthday!

And yay for your grandma moving to the great state of Texas.

San said...

Sorry I'm a day late, Rhea. And more than a dollar short.

Happy Belated Birthday! Love the photo of your younger self.

Alison said...

I hope you did have a Happy Happy Birthday!

Hope the move goes well...I am referring to it as the "two old ladies and a moving van" saga! You know it is! :)

Justine/Justiney/Tiney said...

Okay, so I didn't visit your blog on your birthday, but you did get my messages, right?
That is SO cool that your grandma is moving so close to you! Woooooooo hoooooooooooo! I'm guessing you're close to her?

Justine :o )

Cristin said...

Happy Birthday! A little belated...

Angie's Spot said...

I'm late to the party as usual, but HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!! I hope it was a great one!