I’m Celebrating Today!

I am fortunate to be alive. I have a precious human life. I must not waste it.

The Dalai Lama

Today is my 73 Birthday.I am celebrating being here, being alive, being able to ride and enjoy the day. I am very fortunate.

Today one of my friends at the barn brought in a spectacular cake. People gathered round and sang Happy Birthday. I sliced up the cake and several people enjoyed it. I certainly did.It was a chocolate angel food cake with raspberry cream icing between the layers.

I rode Biasini before having the cake and the friend who brought the cake told me she had spoken to Biasini and told him to be good as it was my Birthday today. And he was.

Tonight my husband and I are going out for a Thai dinner at a local restaurant. So it is a day full of celebration and gratitude.


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69 responses to “I’m Celebrating Today!”

  1. J.W.S. Avatar

    Best of wishes to you!

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  2. Tranature - quiet moments in nature Avatar
    Tranature – quiet moments in nature

    What a beautiful cake Anne! Belated Happy Birthday and here’s to many more happy birthdays to come! πŸ’–πŸŽ‰ xxx

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Xenia!

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  3. Emma Cownie Avatar

    What a fabulous cake – Happy Birthday!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Emma!

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  4. Tanooki Avatar

    Happy Birthday Anne!πŸ₯³πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ’•βœ¨ Enjoy your Thai dinner with your husband❀️ Wish your new year of being new age is going to be the best one everπŸ€©πŸ‘πŸ’•βœ¨

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you for this encouraging comment. 😊

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  5. Cee Neuner Avatar

    It’s a good day to celebrate your life. Have fun. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Cee I did have a lot of fun 😊

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  6. Janne Rumbough Avatar
    Janne Rumbough

    Happy birthday, it sounded like a wonderful day, every day is a celebration when we can ride and just to wake upπŸ˜‚ in the morning 🌹
    Love to read you stories and follow your riding β™₯️
    Be well and safe,
    Janne

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Janne. It is wonderful to hear from you. And yes any day we can wake up and ride is a blessing!πŸ™‚

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  7. KK Avatar
    KK

    Happy birthday, Anne! Wish you all the best and lots of fun πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you. I had a very Happy DayπŸ˜€

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  8. Deepak Sharma Avatar

    Wish u a very happy birthday, hav a great time ahead!!

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  9. nesfelicio Avatar

    Happy birthday, Anne! Nice cake to go with the celebration!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you. The cake was amazing and delicious πŸ˜‹

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  10. The Backyard Horse Blog Avatar

    A day to celebrate indeed! Happy birthday!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you.πŸ˜€

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  11. Rupali Avatar

    Now that’s a cake. Many happy returns of the day Anne. Stay blessed.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you. The cake not only looked amazing it was delicious!

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  12. Michele Lee Avatar

    What a gorgeous cake! Happy Birthday to you, Anne! πŸ₯³πŸŽ‚

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It was gorgeous and also delicious. Thank you for commenting

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  13. Photos by Jez Avatar

    Happy birthday, Anne πŸŽ‰ Wishing you another great year πŸ€—

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Jez.

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  14. sandyjwhite Avatar

    What a beautiful cake! Wishing you the best on your 73rd birthday.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Sandy. It was a beautiful and delicious cake..

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  15. Suzette Benjamin Avatar

    Happy Birthday. What a marvelous cake! Enjoy 😊

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It was a marvelous cake. It looked amazing and tasted delicious πŸ˜‹

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      1. Suzette Benjamin Avatar

        Awesome. Happy Birthday Celebrations.

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        1. anne leueen Avatar

          Thank you Suzette

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  16. David Avatar

    Happy B-day, Anne!!!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you David

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  17. Dawn Palmer Avatar

    Happy birthday! πŸŽπŸŽ‰ Cake looks yummy!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Dawn. It was delicious πŸ˜‹

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  18. kiangablog Avatar

    Happy birthday Anne! You are worth celebrating and such an inspiration to the rest of us! So pleased Biasini was a good boy for you too! Every day is precious. πŸŽ‚πŸ₯•πŸŒΉπŸ˜ŠπŸŽˆπŸŽ€πŸŒˆπŸ§‘ The carrot is for Biasini!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      I shall give Biasini that carrot . Thank you for your kind comment.

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  19. de Wets Wild Avatar

    We’re celebrating along with you, Anne! Happy Birthday!

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  20. I. J. Khanewala Avatar

    Happy 73rd, and more to come. That cake looks good!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It was delicious! Thank you.

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  21. VJ Avatar

    Happy birthday! At first glance I thought the cake said Queen- so hope you had a royal day.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Ah! I did have a Royal day actually. Thank you VJ.

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      1. VJ Avatar

        So glad. You’re welcome

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  22. Lillian-Keith Avatar

    Happy Birthday, Anne! I hope you had a special day. That cake looks absolutely delicious!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It was delicious and I had a grand day!

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  23. cloverandivy Avatar

    Happy birthday! That cake looks fantastic. A good cup of coffee/tea, and you’re set.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you. I brought a piece of cake home and had it with a nice cup of Darjeeling tea! Ialso had a slice of the cake at the barn too. It was so good!

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      1. cloverandivy Avatar

        Wonderful! I would probably have a piece for breakfast in the morning.

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        1. anne leueen Avatar

          The person who brought the cake also brought some blueberry muffins and gave me two to take home.I will have one for breakfast and my husband will have the other. Life is good!!

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  24. Vicky Earle Avatar

    How wonderful! Congratulations and many happy returns of the day!!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Vicky!

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  25. Diana Avatar

    Happy, Happy Birthday!! That cake looks delicious and is beautiful. have a wonderful day and birthday week!! πŸ₯°πŸ€©πŸŽ‰πŸ’–

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Diana the cake was exceptional!

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  26. Neal Saye Avatar

    Anne! Happiest of Birthdays to you!! Have a wonderful Thai celebratory meal with hubby. And please throw a piece of that INCREDIBLE cake towards Savannah.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It is an incredible cake. Delicious too. We had a very good Thai dinner too. Thanks for your comment .πŸ™‚

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  27. Robert Parker Avatar

    Happy Birthday, Anne!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Robert πŸ˜€

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  28. Linda book Avatar
    Linda book

    What a great birthday. Cake, friends celebration , and a horse who left enough cake for you to enjoy. Happy birthday.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you for this comment! it was a Happy Day

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  29. Judy Avatar

    Happy Birthday! Sounds like you’re having a wonderful celebration. God bless.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Judy. We have just has a delightful dinner to top off the day.

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  30. Paula Light Avatar

    Happy birthday! That’s a beautiful cake. Enjoy your dinner! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Paula. The cake not only looked good it was delicious!

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  31. Laura Avatar

    Happy birthday Anne, sounds like a spectacular way to celebrate!πŸ₯³πŸͺ…πŸŽ‚πŸ₯³

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Yes is was a grand day! Thank you Laura.

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  32. heidijean11 Avatar

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Hope you have lots of fun and have had lots of fun!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you! It has been a good day with lots of funπŸ˜€

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