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Becoming a Blue Bird of Happiness at 80

Okay brace yourself! As some of you know, despite my name, I am ‘Sad’, while my sister is ‘Joy’ (according to the gospel of ‘Inside Out’). 137 more words


Happy Birthday, Mom!

My mom turns 80 today.

For 56 of her 80 years, she’s been the most important person in my life. That’s a heavy burden to bear at times. 45 more words


Gracious Guru

80th Birthday

Today we are beyond happy to celebrate your precious birthday, to express how grateful we are to have your guidance. On your precious birthday we are reminding ourselves how much your life offers us; continual wisdom, solace and the courage needed to face the trials of life… 341 more words


A Climate Change Legend turns 80!

David Suzuki is a legend, not only in Canada. A long time activist against climate change he’ll be celebrating his 80th birthday on March 24. When reflecting on his life, David wrote “For more than 25 years, I’ve studied and communicated about the seriousness of the climate crisis. 94 more words

Climate Change

Hard to believe but I have never been to the Chicago Irish Parade nor the South Side Irish Parade until this year. While I was not able to get in both events, the South Side Parade had a personal connection to it as we helped celebrate the 80th birthday of Mr. 134 more words


Birthday belonging

Twenty-eight family members gathered today to celebrate my mother Irene’s eightieth birthday. My father, at eighty-four, was the eldest present, and my fifteen months old grandaughter the youngest, most of us UK based in Scotland and England, but my sister had flown in from Canada (generous as ever, as though she’d just caught the bus from half a mile down the road), and a nephew from Barcelona (of whom I’m a teensy-weensy bit jealous – I mean, fancy… 159 more words

80th Birthday

Today is my grandmother’s 80th birthday. We had a small dinner with family on Sunday to celebrate following a church mass in her honour. But it’s today, February 9th, that grandma Helga turns 80th. 8 more words