Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Happy Birthday Laura

Today I am celebrating my niece Laura Fitzpatrick's 30th birthday.  It's cliche to say that I cannot believe how time flies, but I can't believe this little one is 30!
I remember my sister Nancy telling me she was pregnant when we rode the train downtown together.  I watched Nancy's belly grow and then little Pooky was born.  My first niece was here.  How cool was that?!
I can only blame myself for missing too much of Laura's childhood, but I will always cherish the memories of helping her with a couple long moves.  Driving 800 miles in a cramped vehicle will certainly create long-lasting memories (and jokes).
Laura definitely marches to her own drummer.  She's smart, opinionated, funny and she has pretty good taste in music!  Unfortunately, I can't say she's a great kid anymore, but she's a great adult!  (Ha Laura...you're an adult...deal with that!).
I love you Laura and wish you a great 30th birthday.  I figured a picture with your beloved Marley would be appropriate for here!
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Laura Fitzpatrick and Marley in Illinois-April 2017.


Jean Parker said...

Laura, I hope you have a great day of celebration! I also wish you have a awesome year!!

Nancy said...

Happy birthday Laura. Hope you enjoy your day. �� love you