Earth Day and a Birthday

Today is Earth Day, a very special day in our family. Not only is this a day to honor the beautiful blue planet we live on, but this is also the birthday of our youngest daughter, Shannon. We’ve always thought it was oh-so-cool to have a child with a birthday on Earth Day. (Our eldest daughter just missed having a birthday on Halloween, and that’s cool, too.)

So happy birthday, Shannon! I know you will have the finest kind of day in North Carolina. And by the by, your yearly birthday wish has come to pass this spring—the snow is completely gone from the yard and woods by April 22.

A birthday celebration two years ago

As for Earth Day—I’m going to paraphrase what Scrooge said in A Christmas Carol: “I will honor Earth Day in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”


18 thoughts on “Earth Day and a Birthday”

  1. Thank you!!! πŸ™‚ Had a wonderful birthday today! Having a birthday on Earth Day is pretty cool!

  2. Shannon certainly is an earth day child. She has recently posted many beautiful outdoor pictures that have given us an early taste of springtime here in Maine.

    1. Shannon is an Earth-Day child. She loves being outside, and she and Mike are exploring state parks in their area.

  3. How great to how an Earth Day birthday. πŸ™‚
    The daughter of one of our good friends was born on Earth Day too and we enjoy how they combine the two celebrations.

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