Friday, July 22, 2011

1975 Was A Very Good Year

And all the years since. Yes, they are twins. No, they are not identical ...... one is a boy and one is a girl. Do they look alike? You tell me.

Same eye color is about all they share. Jill looks like her Dad and Jeff grew to look like my Dad.


I think this their thirteenth birthday party. Little sister Adrienne thought it would be cool to throw a surprise party. Too bad that she could not keep a secret.


This is a picture I stole from Jeff's Facebook photos. High school. They appear to be very happy. Do I want to know why? No, not really. I did not take this picture and had not seen it until today.




Thirty-six years. I have known them for thirty-six years. And, yet, it seems like only yesterday that I was wiping sticky little hands and asking if homework was done. I am working on their story. It may take awhile, this stroll down memory lane. I suppose it will be done when it is done. I miss them today, but am happy to know they are spending time together and with their little sister.


Today is my friend, Patti's birthday, too. Has to be a bittersweet day for her as she is still caring for her mate as he succumbs to cancer. Wish I could go give her a respite, but will have to wait until mid week. She sent birthday wishes to the twins when I called to wish her a happy day.


Funny, I still call my kids "the twins" when I talk about them. Life is funny.








10 comments:

Whitney Lee said...

I'm betting 1975 was also a very busy year...
Happy Birthday to them both! (And to Patti)

jojo said...

Happy Birthday all around!!! I still get very nostalgic for the '70s. I birthed all three of my babes during that decade and then lost one...so it's a bittersweet decade for me. Your twins are absolutely darling...always a best friend to have for life.

Teresa - in the Middle Side of Life said...

happy birthday to your twins! my oldest was born in '78 so they're not too much older than him.

Pat said...

Happy Birthday Twins! I see the resemblance! They have the same smile, eyes and nose!

luksky said...

Happy B-day to the "twins'! My birthday is tomorrow. :-)

squawmama said...

Happy Birthday to the twins...lol
I have twin grandsons and that what I say too..."the twins"
Have fun & Travel safe
Donna

Brian Miller said...

nice...happy birthday to themand to your friend patti...prayers of strength to her as well...

houndstooth said...

1975 must have been a busy year! My sister was born that year, too! Happy Birthday to the twins!

Jilly said...

It was actually our 17th birthday. Even though Jeff looks 13 :)
And the other pic that you've never seen before was on our 16th birthday. That's why we were so happy!

labbie1 said...

Happy birthday Jeff & Jill. I still think it would have been great if Jeff was Jack! ;-)