16 December 2009

a lime slice - [you are my sunshine]

You are my sunshine
My only sunshine
You make me happy
When skies are grey
You'll never know, dear
How much I love you
Please don't take my sunshine away

annie viola
words cannot express how much you mean to me. i know i tell you every day how much i love you. but do you really really know?! you are such a delightful little girl. you make me laugh with your wit and your joy brightens every room in my heart. you are my sunshine. you are my heart. you are THE very best thing that has ever happened to me and i will never imagine my life without you. i am so lucky to be your mommy. i can't believe four years ago you arrived in my arms - you were such an easy baby and i adored taking care of you. i miss the baby annie but am thrilled at the little girl annie that greets me each morning. i love how you climb on my lap every morning and put your head on my shoulder. i love watching you grow. thrive. discover the world. your world. i look forward to this next year and to all the milestones you will reach. i hope you know you are loved. so very much by so many but most of all by me (and daddy too!)
i wish you my precious annie viola a very happy 4th birthday.
let's party.

  [annie + me - 4 months old]
annie at 4.5 months and me

       [annie + me - 4 yrs old]
annie and mesized

[photo by: mariah gale]


Courtney Fisk said...

Happy Birthday Annie! It is truly amazing what one life can you for your whole being. Have a blessed day celebrating Annie.

joanne Blaser said...

Oh how this made me cry, Meg! We happen to love the "you are my sunshine song" so that caught my eye when perusing your site this morning to send the link off to a fellow-NMC mom. But the posting for Annie's b-day brought the tears on. What a beautiful, beautiful post for Annie's birthday. Please give her a BIG 4-yr old birthday hug from Ben!

thousand words photography said...

the second picture literally brought tears to my eyes. she is beautiful and an amazing reflection of her amazing mother. you should be so proud. i love and adore you both! happy 4th birthday, miss annie viola! may all your dreams come true today!

JAR Photography & Design said...

Oh Meg... I enjoy how you express your feeling for Annie, you two are very special and so lucky to have on another. Thank you for sharing this special day with us. The second picture is so beautiful, priceless. :)

Happy Birthday Annie.