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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

"They Say It's Your Birthday..."

"Dun-uh  dun-uh  dun-uh  dun-nuh, they say it's your birthday!" John, Paul, George and Ringo, wishing Bobbie a "Happy Birthday to ya!"

Once upon a time, long long ago (hee hee), I'm talking W W II, here... (ok, it was toward the end, but you can do the math), came the leading wave of what was going to be forever referred to as, "The Baby Boomers." Guess who was leading the tsunami? "My Girl! Yes, I'm talkin' 'bout My Girl, My Girl!"  And now I've got "sunshine, on a cloudy day." 

I fell for this mountain gal for several reasons. One; she loved all things outdoors. Two; she was a runner. Three; I couldn't keep up with her... still can't. She makes the Energizer Bunny look like his batteries are dead. I kinda think that's cool.

She also likes hiking, biking, climbing, camping, traveling and exploring from a little box on wheels. So she's an RV'er, too... on top of all these other wonderful things. 

One day she decided to be an artist. Another day she decided to be a bad ass Sudoku Queen. So there is more to this woman than "Physical, Lets get Physical." She has a brain that beats me too... I wasn't counting on that, but I can live with it :).

What else can I say... she's steady as a rock when I'm in tears, and has gas in her tank when mine is empty. Oh, and she's not a shopper... avoids The Mall like it's a disease. How lucky am I now! 

She can also whip up a meal in five minutes, make complex quilts, sew stuff, and still fit into her prom dress. She's never too high, seldom low, always up for a challenge, not averse to danger and risk... can swing a hammer and handle a nail gun on a twenty foot ladder or straddling an I-Beam way up in the rafters. 

Indeed, "how lucky am I." Happy Birthday Bobbie!!!!!  

Marathon Man Leonard and I put together a little impromptu party last night. I see the Growler is empty this morning... and I have a headache. Poor Leon is supposed to do a twenty mile run today. I hope he feels better than I do. Bobbie's not much of a drinker so she's looking chipper and is talking about snowshoeing Red and then going sledding. It would have to be her birthday. Be careful what "traits" you find attractive in a woman... they can come back to haunt you when you're hungover.

A link to Bobbies Art Blog... today featuring Wonder Bear :))


  1. Walden Creek RV steveJanuary 8, 2013 at 9:10 AM

    Happy Birthday Bobbie!

  2. Happy Birthday Bobbie!
    It has been a pleasure watching you explore the West and getting to know better over the last 5 years. You are a sweet, soft spoken and good looking gal that Mark captures well in his trail experience photos. Best wishes on your Birthday and go Broncos!
    John Q

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  4. A great tribute to Bobbie in the photos of the life you share. Congrats to the both of you.

    And a special wish to Bobbie: Happy Birthday

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  6. Happy birthday to you, Bobbie. Though we've never met I can say I'd love to meet you. We've learned a lot about all things Bobbie in Box Canyon Blog. If we're in the same area, let's all get together.

    Time to enjoy another year!

    Susan & Bob

  7. Happy Birthday Bobbie -- ya'll have a wonderful day! You both are so lucky to have each other :-)

  8. Happy Birthday Bobbie! I'm sure you're other half will do something special for you...

  9. Saw the header photo and thought you were in AZ already.

  10. Laverne here:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBBIE! Mark,how could you be so lucky. I would say you are a match made in heaven, and a handsome couple. Keep up the good work!

  11. How sweet! Happy Birthday Bobbie! You two are very blessed with each other, talent and the ability to share adventures!

    Keep it up!

  12. It appears that you are one lucky dude, but we knew that, already.:-)
    Happy Birthday wish's to Bobbie, your bestest friend.

  13. I think you're in love!!! Happy birthday Bobbi.

  14. Happy Birthday, Bobbie! What an amazing tribute!

    Although I love the essence of the photographer capturing the artist as she captures the inspiration for the art, it is still nice to see pictures of your "front side" for a change. ;-)

    Enjoy the moment!

  15. What a sweet tribute to an amazing woman! Happy Birthday Bobbie!-♥twoscamps.

  16. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!...Young Lady...
    You both are very well matched.
    Hope you had a sunny day..

  17. Happy Birthday Bobbie! I admire your style.

  18. Great Birthday tribute. What would some of us fellers do without our great ladies.....

  19. Awesome Birthday posting, Happy Birthday Bobbie!

  20. Bobbie!!! Everybody LOOOOOOVES Bobbie!!! We miss you and look forward to taking you out for birthday pizza across Gates Pass. We aspire to be like you but it's too hard at times :) Huggs from the Two Wise Ones.

  21. I am married to a wonderful guy!!!

  22. Don't know whose luckier... mark or bobbie :)

  23. Happy Birthday to a talented and lovely lady. She a rockin' gal and those paintings are just amazing!!

  24. Happy Birthday Aunt Bobbie! I don't get to see enough of you, that's for sure! I do know that I have certainly inherited some good traits from you--especially the I Hate Shopping gene!
    Love, Kelly

  25. Happy Birthday, Bobbie! You are the epic Energizer Bunny! My dad used to always worry about you. He was afraid that Mark always had you in front on the hikes to flush out the rattlesnakes during your winter trips. :)


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