As always, I have so much to be thankful for: a wonderful extended family, friends, a good job, my Nikki, living in one of the most beautiful areas of one of the best countries in the world.
Today is my niece Emily's 21st birthday. Growing up so far away, I don't have that many pictures of her, but I scanned a few this morning.
Even as a baby, she had a spark, a cheerful outlook on life:
All my nieces and nephews loved my dog Nisse.
When Martin was reluctant to give up his pacifier, Emily and William played along:
A beautiful teenager, 3 years ago at Midsommer:
Happy Birthday, Em! Grattis! Love, Sue