Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Birthday Celebrations!

It's my Grandmother's birthday today - celebrating 95 years!!!
Her name is Anastasia.
I'm named after her (Anastasia is my Greek baptised name and Leanne is what I'm called in English - it's a version of Ann and Anastasia)
I'm the eldest of her 7 grandchildren.
She has 7 great grandchildren and 1 more due any day now.

We all enjoyed a great day on Sunday with our extended family for Father's Day and she cut a cake to celebrate this fantastic milestone.



I really want to use this photo on a layout and I want to journal with a Question/Answer style. I'd love to hear your suggestions about what questions I should ask. All ideas welcome!

9 comments:

Katherine B said...

Happy Birthday to your Grandma - wow she looks fantastic for 95!!!! I love her name. My questions would be "What's the secret to living a long life and looking so good!" Also - "What is your favourite family tradition?" I'm sure your family has heaps! Hope that helps - would love to hear her answers on these Leanne :)

patricia said...

I have always wanted to hear the story of five things from my grandma...

1) how did you meet grandpa - tell me all the details...dating, wedding...

2) what was your pregnancy experience like when you were carrying my (mom/dad)and what was the birthing experience like back then

3) history question, like titanic, war, vietnam...

4) what is your greatest accomplishment

5) first job?

kerry said...

Hi Leanne she looks amazing for 95.I would probably ask her about her parents as well what it was like for them to be bought up in the a different era to us.take care Kerry xx

Rachel said...

You would never believe she's 95 - Happy Birthday Yaya :) :)

(Beautiful photo BTW - really like her hands for some reason)

I'd probably ask about her childhood and giving birth to her babies (things I wish I'd asked my Grandma)

Rach

Sarah said...

WOW she looks great for 95..

Katherine B said...

Oh I love that idea of how did she meet Grandpa and all those dating/wedding details! I love those stories.

helen karanfilovski said...

Happy Birthday Yia Yia - she is very beautiful...my sister's name is Anastasia too - the most beautiful name... Leanne - your LO on the last post is glorious - I ADORE it!! Your kiddies are SOOO cute!!!

art scrap and more... said...

wow! Happy birthday to Anastasia!
My grandmother will be 95 in 2 months!
alexox

sandra said...

Happy Birthday to your Grandma.
she looks fantastic... and still has a twinkle in her eye!