Thursday, June 28, 2012

I'm Laughing At You, My Dear 50's...{51 Now To Be Exact}


...because what else is there to do?
There are moments when I really can't stand getting older and the little changes I see,
creeping in month by month.

But at the same time, to hell with it.
I'm thrilled to have reached 51 feeling, on most days,
incredibly happy,
fortunate
and 
grateful...

for all that I have and get to enjoy!

69 comments :

  1. Fabulous way to put it! I hope I look that great at 51!

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  3. Happy Birthday, Janell! I hope I look half as good as you when I reach 50 because you look amazing!

    Hope you have a wonderful celebration today!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  4. Happy Birthday! You look beautiful!

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  5. Happy Birthday!
    And may you be as beautiful and happy living the exciting coming years of your life.

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  6. You look wonderful and are so inspiring! Happy Birthday.

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  7. Happy Birthday! What a great way to look at things!

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  8. Happy Birthay. I'll be 60 next Feb. It's hard to believe. I feel very blessed being able to see my children grow up. Some people aren't so lucky.
    Kathy

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  9. To hell with it is right!! You are incredible and gorgeous :) :) xo

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  10. YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You go girl!!! You look great! Happy birthday my friend!

    To hell with it. Remind me of that next year when I'm leaving my 20's;)

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  11. Life is good and you look great! Age is just a number, be proud.

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  12. You are so awesome, Janell! Happy new year to you!

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  13. You always get the message right - Happy Birthday and Happy New Year to you.

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  14. Congratulations! You look fabulous, you;re still interested in and excited by beauty and talent and new ideas, and your attitude's human. Here's what I've learned as an almost-61-year-old: keep laughing (at the world and myself), try to keep fit, and, corny as it sounds, remember to count my blessings. Looking forward to the new issue of HOF.

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  15. Happy Birthday! I hope you realize you are very lucky because no one would guess your age. As far as another birthday occurring far too often, I have to remind myself "it sure beats the alternative!"

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  16. YOu look FABULOUS! Happy birthday! xoxo

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  17. Happy Birthday! You are beautiful!

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  18. Happy birthday, sweet friend. Savor the day.

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  19. Happy Birthday! You have a fantastic perspective. Enjoy!!!!! And show those 50s who's boss.;)

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  20. I'll be laughing too if I look that great at 51! Old is just a frame of mind - you're like a 20 year old! xo

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  21. Happy Birthday! You look amazing, and what a great way to look at things. I am sure I will feel the same way...anything beats being 40 something! LOL

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  22. you look fabulous! would love to know your skin care routine!

    http://ohhhsolovely.blogspot.com

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  23. You look Fabulous!!! Happy Birthday and Enjoy ~

    You are an inspiration to all of us Janell :)

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  24. All the monkeys in the zoo,
    Send their very best to you,
    Happy Birthday,
    To You!!!

    Keep doing what you've been doing cuz it seems to be working for you.

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  25. Happy Birthday to you! You seriously look so amazing!!! xo

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  26. Happy Birthday, Janell !!!

    Stella

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  27. You look gorgeous, Happy Birthday!

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  28. Happy Brithday! You look fabulous! Have a great day.

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  29. You are amazing and gorgeous!! happy happy birthday!

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  30. HaPpY BiRtHdAy!! Age is just a state of mind...and yours is inspiring! Hope your day is as fabulous as you are! Thanks for inspiring me with your talent, humor, and insight. Cheers!!

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  31. You know how to rock the 50's Janell!! Happy Birthday!

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  32. I'm in the 50s too-I just turned 56.
    In my head I am 24, so it doesn't matter, LOL

    I just love this quote-

    "Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many." UNKNOWN

    Enjoy your B-day! Rock those fifties!

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  33. Happy Birthday! It's only a number and that number can suck it!

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  34. Happy birthday!!! :) You look so happy and fantastic!

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  35. Parabéns. Esta linda o tempo te tornou mais bela.

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  36. Happy birthday! Hope you're having an amazing day!

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  37. Wishing you a happy day Janell! Fifty's and Fab!

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  38. Happy Birthday Janell !! You look Gorgeous.

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  39. Happy Birthday Janell. Isn`t 50 the new 25? You look fantastic & I wish you nothing but the best for the year ahead.

    :)
    mikky
    www.todaloos.com

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  40. Happy 51!! You look fabulous.

    Tomorrow I head off to my 30th high school reunion. So know what you mean about those little changes but like you said, what the heck!

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  41. Happy 51...Today my mom is 83...just got back from the celebration!

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  42. Happy Happy Birthday Janell! You look fantastic! That is a great photo.

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  43. Happy Birthday Janell! You look amazing and have gorgeous skin!

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  44. that's the way sparkle on your birthday...u look fabulous!x

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  45. You look fabulous! Happy Birthday xx

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  46. you look fantabulous!
    happy birthday to you.
    i agree with everything you said...i'm just ahead of you by one year. enjoy the journey!
    judi

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  47. Happy Belated! You’re beautiful!

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  48. You look fantastic! I hope you had a wonderful birthday.

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  49. Happy Birthday, Janell and congratulations on your success with House of Fifty!!

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  50. You look absolutely beautiful! I wish you a bright and wonderful Birthday celebration!

    Lots of love from,
    Anette Willemine
    Norway

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  51. Happy Birthday Janell!
    You look marvelous darling!

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  52. You look amazing Janell! You give us "40" something gals hope and acceptance to embrace our age no matter how of we are:). Cheers!

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  53. Happy birthday! I am just ahead of you and feel the same way. One of my closest friends comment to aging is....there is always Botox!

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  54. I think you look amazing, and probably your biggest beauty secret is your amazing, wonderful attitude toward life! You are a great inspiration to me who will be in your shoes in 10 year - nicely done!

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  55. Happy Birthday dear Janell! You are beautiful and your skin is so lovely! Best wishes for a magnificent year ahead.
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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  56. Hi, Janell--
    Best birthday wishes! Just remember what French woman Jean Clement said:
    "I have but one wrinkle, and I'm sitting on it!"

    Jan

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  57. Happy Birthday Sweet, beautiful Janell!! You are as pretty on the inside and the outside! We are all better for having you in our lives!!! I am almost through with my article!!! Yay!! I written and rewritten about 20 times!!! tomorrow is the deadline!!!

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  58. Well you look AMAZING for 51! Congratulations on your birthday. You are an inspiration to us all, a true champion, one that does NOT let age define who you are and has not let that stop you from achieving your dreams.

    Hugs.

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  59. Hope it was the happiest! Fifty-one looks fabulous on you! :)

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  60. I will be thrilled if I look like you when I'm 51! Happy birthday.

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  61. Happy belated birthday Janell! You make 51 look beautiful :)

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  62. Gurl.....I have 9 years on you...so no complaining :)
    Hope it was a good birthday!

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