Erwin's 80th Birthday
Erwin’s 80th Birthday
Where did the years go?
Cannot believe I will be an octogenarian.
But life has showered many blessings.
It is a miracle to be alive.
Every day my wife Mary makes me dream.
For, she holds me close to her heart.
I often delight over having our morning coffee.
I love breakfast of cereal, berries, and almond milk.
It is the little things that matter most of all.
The warmth of our son Matthew and daughter-in-law Shannon,
Sending cards, and thank-you notes to relatives and friends.
But this 80th birthday is most symbolic in my life.
It is the age when I continue to battle chronic ailments.
Yet, I do try to live a healthy life.
Most times I write, read, and enjoy a good book.
I enjoy delving into the biographies of famous people.
These individuals motivate me to live to my fullest
Undoubtedly, I endeavor to eat healthy meals and exercise.
You can catch me three times a week on an exercise bike.
On my birthday on June 3rd 2023, our family will
be in Virginia Beach.
Sunday we will be celebrating after Mass at Church of the