Thursday, August 28, 2008

birthday's & homemade cakes

Today is Rob's birthday. For the first time since he has joined the military, he is actually spending his birthday surrounded by loved ones. In the past, it made my heart ache to know he was spending it alone. His sister Diandra has been with him this last week. Rob was able to take the week off from work so that they could spend some real time together. sigh ~ I am smiling as I type this.

I love this photo of Rob and Diandra on his birthday. Diandra would get so excited over birthday's and I think you can see how tickled she is about Rob's. It is a tradition in our family to make homemade cakes and sometimes even from scratch. Those were the best!

Our Son Rob ~

Our son is a wonderful blessing, a treasure from above. He's laughter, warmth and special charm; He's thoughtfulness and love

Our son brings a special joy that comes from deep inside. And as he grows to manhood, he fills your heart with pride.

With every year that passes, he's more special than before. Through every stage, through every age, we love him even more.

No words can describe the warm memories, the pride and gratitude, too. That comes from having a son to love and to cherish…just like you!

Rob, We are so proud of you!


Romans 8:28 NIV
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

You are a child of God, His treasured possession. He created you in His own image. He chose the day for you to be born. He has a plan and a purpose for your life. Cherish your birthverse.


  1. What a sweet poem and verses and I so love the photo of our Rob and Diandra
    glad he gets to spend a week with his sis and his lovely wife!! I text him Happy B day this morning and also sent him a card!
    I can't wait to see him at Christmas time!!

    love and Hugs


  2. Happy Birthday from me, too!
    Romans 8:28 is my most important verse, too.

  3. Happy Birthday Dear Rob, Happy Birthday to YOU!

    Love the picture, love your poem, love you kids.

    LOL:Wanda Mom

  4. Such a touching post, Angela. They must be having a grand time together.

  5. believe me you, I tried to smile exactly like this in a picture with him. HA HA HA

  6. Happy Birthday to the mom, too! Rob is a great gift. His heart amazes me. When I read his blog, I always think how proud you guys must be of him.