Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Happy Birthday

And another Happy Birthday...this time to my mother. 72 years old. She happened to be at my house on her birthday. Unfortunately no one but John and I were home when we brought out her "store-bought" (I didn't have time to bake and I am sure she will trash me later for that) cake. I took her picture w/the cake. Then John decided to get in the picture so she wouldn't look like it was just her and the cake having a lonely little party. (Although that sounds good to me.)

Here are some pics from her modeling portfolio. All that ended when she traded it in for 7 kids. What was she thinking?


Blogger betmo said...

beautiful classy lady who apparently had different priorities than a modelling career. bet she wouldn't trade a minute of it :) happy birthday mom!

7/27/2006 03:40:00 PM  
Blogger glenda said...

So are all the women in your family perenially young and beautiful?

7/27/2006 04:43:00 PM  
Blogger DA said...

Classy indeed, I guess it's a genetic thing in your family. Happy belated birthday!

7/28/2006 04:46:00 AM  
Blogger No said...

Great photos..thanks for sharing, Mary, Mary, quite contrary!

7/28/2006 05:26:00 AM  
Blogger Sothis said...

Incredible photos. Seven kids? Wow.

I hope she doesn't trash you for it. That was a nice thing to do--home made or store bought.

7/28/2006 07:53:00 AM  
Blogger Carla said...

Happy Birthday Mom!!!

I love that you posted her modeling pics since I have always adored them.

7/28/2006 08:36:00 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Glenda- You can see that it is true for my sister Carla but I have had WAY to much sun and blew it. I wear my sunscreen and hat now but the damage is done. And let that be a lesson to any young people reading this.
Carla- I hope you have a set of those shots in better shape then mine.

Thank you everyone for the kind words and bday wishes.

7/28/2006 08:48:00 AM  
Blogger Mark said...

I am sure she regrets giving up a modeling career to wind up with the likes of Carla. Carla regreted giving up her modeling career to start school. I mean come on he started school at age 5 and you have to be under a size 6 to be a model and by the age of 5 she was, well....

Your mom does look just like a model, very pretty just like.......
the other Della Torre girls???

7/28/2006 09:06:00 AM  
Blogger Donnie McDaniel said...

I agree, such beautiful women.

7/28/2006 10:07:00 PM  
Blogger Guyana-Gyal said...

Please tell you mum happy belated birthday and may she live to enjoy many, many more, in good health.

My mum will be 70 soon. I tell her she ain't spring chicken no more, haha.

7/30/2006 09:57:00 AM  
Blogger Guyana-Gyal said...

P.S. Your mum was stunning. Good looks run in your family.

7/30/2006 09:58:00 AM  

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