Thursday, May 20, 2010

Happy Birthday, Bob

I love this photo of my older brother, Bob. It was taken about 6 years before I was born and during the year that my sister, Marsha, was born - at least so says the date Mom wrote on the border of the print.

Could this be a 4th birthday photo of Bob with our mom or was it taken later in the summer? If it was a birthday photo, I'd say it was not yet a happy birthday if the look on his face tells us anything.

When I was a child, there were 2 people I sensed I could always count on: Gramma Meinzen and Bob. Though he sometimes tickled and teased me, there was a constancy about both him and Gramma: I knew they loved me.

Happy Birthday, Bob! I hope you have a great day. I love you.


  1. This is a darling picture! Happy Birthday Uncle Bob!

  2. What a great picture! I hope you have a wonderfully Happy Birthday, Uncle Bob!


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