Happy birthday, Dottie

The world got much more awesome on the day Dot was born. And so did my life when we met some 25 years later!

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Cheers to a friend who is kind but assertive; smart and thoughtful, but never afraid to be goofy; and a true artistic talent who lets us see the world through her eyes in her photos.

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Speaking of her ability to master new things—did I mention that her latest enthusiasm is learning Serbian? A skill that was much appreciated by the Balkan community at large as well as her travel companion. :)

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So, Живели, Dottie! Can’t wait to raise a glass with you in person in a couple of weeks.

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8 thoughts on “Happy birthday, Dottie

  1. Sarah W. says:

    Happy Birthday, Dottie!

  2. Janice in GA says:

    Long life, good health, and many more happy and safe bike (and other) miles to you! Happy birthday!

  3. Simply Bike says:

    Happy birthday, Dottie!! Wishing you a wonderful day and a wonderful year ahead! A lovely birthday tribute to a truly lovely person.

    S.

  4. Jennifer in Scotland says:

    Happy birthday, Dottie! If you were here, I’d be buying you a dram (after consulting your whiskey guidebook of course).

  5. Bettina @ Books, Bikes, and Fo says:

    Happy Birthday Dottie!

  6. Thom Wilson says:

    Happy B-day Dottie.

    Two great birthday themed sayings by Satchel Paige:
    “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are”?
    “Age is a case of mind over matter – if you don’t mind, it don’t matter”.
    HA!
    And how cool is it to have a pal like Trisha who remembers things like your birthday?
    Lucky you are indeed,

    Cheers

  7. rhymeswithjoey says:

    Happy birthday Dottie!!

  8. Dottie says:

    Many thanks to everyone (especially Trisha)! This means so much to me. :)

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