adieu janvier – le mois de mon anniv’…:-)

motto:”oh, lumineux matin, jeunesse des journées… mon cœur est un palais plein de parfums flottants qui s’endorment parfois aux plis de ma mémoire…”(Anna de Noailles)

j’ai changé d’indicatif (d’âge!) il y a 2 semaines à Venise, mais pas de lifting, pas de botox, pas de silicone… 🙂 eh oui, nous vieillissons tous les jours, donc moi aussi, mais je n’ai aucun souci ou problème avec les années et le temps qui passent – tant que je suis en bonne santé et en forme… au fait, l’esprit n’a pas d’acte de naissance, il reste JEUNE, et chaque année nous apporte la maturité, la sagesse et une certaine sérénité, puisque nous aurons appris à bien maîtriser nos instincts, à mieux vivre avec notre “moi”… nous aurons finalement pigé que ressasser le passé ne sert jamais à rien – c’est donc le présent seul qui compte… je regarde la vie en face et j’avance vers l’avenir proche, je respire, je lâche prise et tout simplement – je vis! 🙂   

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Farewell to January – the month of my b’day… 🙂

motto:”Oh, bright morning, youth of the days… my heart is a palace full of floating scents that sometimes fall asleep within the folds of my memory…”(Anna de Noailles)

speaking of “age”, I changed my ‘zip'(‘area’) code in Venezia 2 weeks ago, but no facelift, no botox, no silicone… 🙂 we all get older every day, hence me too, but I have no problem with years and time passing by, as long as I’m healthy and in good shape… btw, our spirit has no birth certificate, it stays YOUNG, and each year brings us maturity, wisdom and kinda serenity, since we’ve learned to control our instincts, and to live better with our inner “self”… we’ve eventually figured out that rehashing our past is always and completely useless, therefore, the present tense alone matters… I look life in the face, I move toward the near future, I breathe, I let go and I simply live! 🙂   

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Posted on 31 January 2016, in melanie. Bookmark the permalink. 34 Comments.

  1. Joyeux anniversaire, Mélanie! En retard, mais le cœur y est! 🙂

  2. Our spirit has no birth certificate! Love that reminder Melanie! You are looking good! ❤

  3. a happy belated birthday! and so true:”simply live!”

  4. Happy belated birthday! 🙂

  5. Love your spirit and photos, Melanie. ❤

  6. Happy Birthday! Over the last few years I have forgotten how old I am as now it seems irrelevant. Agreed the spirit knows no birthdays.

  7. Ah! Mélanie, nous avons l’âge de notre ❤ , hein! Bon début de semaine! 🙂

  8. Truest words of the day!

  9. Great sentiments, and belated Bon Anniversaire! 🙂

  10. Happy birthday, Melanie. Thank you for sharing your adventures and philosophy with us. Leslie

  11. Bon anniversaire et bonne année, (il est encore temps). Hervé

  12. As we say goodbye to January, it is always with a smile for me because her last day is the birthday of my eldest baby… she’s sunning in Antigua with her husband today but I still reach out across the sea to wish her everything I ever wish for her.. content, content, content! 🙂 I love this, of course – but I always love your work!

  13. “I look life in the face, I move toward the near future, I breathe, I let go and I simply live!” Bravo!

  14. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY! I loved your comment that the spirit knows no birthday – what I great thought to keep in your mind when your birthday comes around!

  15. La multi ani! Va doresc multa sanatate si speranta unor ani frumosi si fericiti pe care sa-i întâmpinati mereu zâmbind!

  16. Bamboos are pretty, but soon they keep springing from the ground everywhere and unless you want a bamboo forest, you need to keep an eye on them and cut the young shoots from the ground! 🙂

    • thanx, Ina, I already knew, of course, but our European bamboos are quite different from the Oriental ones, and we’ll never have a bamboo grove in our back yard… 🙂

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