Wednesday

happy b'day sam~

Today is my son Sam's 22nd birthday, so I thought I would just post some of the scrapbook pages I've done of him to honor it.  I know you probably seen them before ~ but I'm doing it anyways ... just because I can.  Ahhhh... the joys of blogging and being able to do what you want in your own little corner of cyberspace!

Sam -  Kindergarten 1994
his favorite pastime ~ fishing
and talking on the phone ... he gets it from his Uncle JD and Dad


with Grandma and Grandpa ~ talk about a bad hair day



biking and juggling ~  I wish I had bought stock in bandages when he was a kid. We sure went through them.




father / son moments ~

cutting boughs for Christmas wreaths ... where's Sam ... climbing trees
sometimes it's hard for a Dad to say his kid was right
the fun Uncle ... out camping giving Bailey a ride on his shoulders

playing board games ~ he knew EVERY answer ... but they weren't always right
 ~ the Furbies ~
I think this next page is the perfect Sam page ... it truly shows his character


I can't tell you how many times in the last 22 years I have relied on Heavenly Guidance to keep him safe ... we Mom's are like that :)
Happy Birthday Sam I Am ... I wouldn't want you any other way.  It is truly an honor and pleasure to be your Mom.   I love you!!!

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.
~mel

14 comments:

  1. sweet! happy b-day to your young man!

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  2. You put a lot of work into those scrapbook pages. They look very nice! Happy birthday Sam!

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  3. Great tribute to a good guy. We were impressed by Sam, a great hunter also. Loved the Bear he got. Impressive.
    Yes you have a right to be proud! Sam is welll SAM!

    Love from North Carolina
    Sherry & Jack

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  4. Beautiful scrapbook. Happy Birthday, Sam!

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  5. Happy Birthday to Sam.... I cannot believe that you have a child that young... Maybe that is because my sons are all in their 40's now... That shows how much older I am than you!!!!!!
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  6. I hope Sam had a great day for his birthday. Wonderful scrapbooking on your part.

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  7. Happy Birthday Rambo Sambo!
    So, did you get to take a dive in Solberg with the fish? You sure had a hot birthday! Your Auntie loves you too Bud. Hope your day was all you'd hoped it would be.
    BlessYourHeart
    Mel, I continue to love your scrapbook pages...I keep saying ' someday.' The SAM I AM, sure is your young fella, but my favorite is still that last one.
    BlessYaGirly

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  8. What a lovely way to remember all the birthdays past. And as you said you can post them just because you can.

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  9. Wonderful tribute, Mel! Son will appreciate it I'm positive. You are a "one of a kind" mother!

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  10. Dr.Suess hit the nail on the head for 'Sam I Am."
    Love the scrap pages and your shorty son! He sure came a long way from where he started as your little 'rainbow bright' baby.
    'love & hugs from afar'

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  11. RE: Betsy ~ I can't believe I have a child that young either!! I was 19 and 21 when I had my girls ... 31 when Sam came along. I call him my "oops baby ... I have the flu really bad and it's not going away" :) Talk about morning sickness that lasted all day long for nine months.

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  12. Happy Birthday, Sam. The scrapbook pages are lovely.

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  13. What a fantastic tribute! I absolutely love the scrapbook. You are so creative.

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