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A Birthday Haiku for our Beautiful Sunshine

Updated on February 21, 2017
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Paula has freelanced for nearly 40 years. She has a passion for her forte of Behavioral Science & continuing education in this field.

1-2-3- Let's get this Party ROCKIN!!!

"Happy Birthday to me....."
"Happy Birthday to me....."
Let the Sunshine In !
Let the Sunshine In !
A sunshining moment!
A sunshining moment!
YUM  Chocolate Cake..NO CANDLES!
YUM Chocolate Cake..NO CANDLES!
"Happy Birthday Baby!"  Love, Keith
"Happy Birthday Baby!" Love, Keith
A GIFT from a Secret Friend
A GIFT from a Secret Friend
We Love Sunshine!
We Love Sunshine!
Sassy Mom...Fun Grandma
Sassy Mom...Fun Grandma
Feliz Cumpleanos, AMIGAS!!
Feliz Cumpleanos, AMIGAS!!

Sunshine.....On my shoulder.....

It's the 2016 celebration of Linda Sue's Birthday.!! Better late than not at all!

Here's the great news for Sunshine this year. At this moment she is as happy as possible. She is in "Nashville," and loving every moment! Knowing her, we will hear all about her trip to C&W Heaven once she returns. If you haven't already wished our Sunshine a Happy Birthday, now's the time!!

Are you ready for a celebration? June 25th. is the Birthday of one of our own.. Not just ANY one, but a woman of substance, class and laughter. A lady who knows how to tell a tale with facts and music and plenty of smiles. She's so many facets, it's hard to keep up....but the one thing for sure that we all know and appreciate....Is that SUNSHINE is there for us after the rain......and the Rainbow only she can create.....brings such COLOR to our lives...

Linda Bilyeu, a.k.a. "Sunshine625," free lance writer of Hubpages, editor of The Sunshine Times, author of her own blog. Avon Lady with Attitude!

C'mon and join me, in wishing our girl a very Happy Birthday and many more!!

A SUNSHINE Haiku

She's here and she's there

Where ever she wants to be

Don't try to stop her.



You see her on here

And Yes, also Hub Hoppers

Maybe in a blog


She is so funny

But will give you her last dime

I call her, "Honey."


A Mama, a wife

Grandma of Lily and Faith

A wonderful life


You'll see her in line

Buying Keith Urban C.D's

She always looks fine



So true to her self

You can't help but see it

No drama for her.




Her Birthday's today

Let's bake her a cake and sing

She will sing along



There's no gift for her

She has it ALL, anyway

Just give her a hug





Come to the party

We're waiting for you and you!

Get ready to sing





So take a deep breath

Get the camera ready

To capture her smile




"Happy Birthday," Friend

We love you for WHO you are

Please don't ever change!!!




You are Cordially Invited!

WOW!!   Lighting up the sky!
WOW!! Lighting up the sky!

Put on your Dancing Shoes

Crank up the volume, move to the music.....Let's get this party, rockin! All your friends will be here! The tables are loaded with home made goodies and hugs are passed out for free. Let your hair down and have a ball. This is a time to celebrate.

Leave your cares and worries, at the door. Share the excitement and make your share of memories. Birthdays are but once a year. You know and I know, we'll remember this party, all year long!

OK Baby....Let's Dance!!

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    Audrey Howitt 10 months ago from California

    Happy happy birthday Linda!!!

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    Paula 10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Girlfriend!!!! Wishing you a very happy 2016 Birthday!! Just a bit of wise advice while you're in Nashville.....Do not try to stuff Keith Urban into your suitcase!! You'll bend his guitar!! Love you, Effer

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    Paula 22 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Of course he did!!! He said he's never miss your birthday! Hope you're enjoying yourself GF!

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    Linda Bilyeu 22 months ago from Orlando, FL

    Awwww, Keith Urban joined my birthday party! I love KU and Effer! :)

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    Paula 22 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    OMG!!! GF.....LOOK! Keith came by to SING just for YOU!

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    Paula 22 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    HO-LEEEEEEEE......we're starting the party so soon? C'mon, you young whipper snappers, have some pity on the OLDER ladies of the group!

    Aw shucks....OK! I'm game. Mr. DJ get that music goin loud! Give us a little Keith, a little Tim...and don't forget some Blake!!......

    The Party is about to R-O-C-K!!!!

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    Linda Bilyeu 22 months ago from Orlando, FL

    Tag, you are it! :)

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    Linda Bilyeu 23 months ago from Orlando, FL

    Oh my...is it really that time of year again? Birthdays are coming way too soon! Happy almost 4th Hub Anniversary to you, Effer! :)

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    Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

    50 was good for me, I'm thinking positive about 51 :)

    Thank you Jaye & Effer!!

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    Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Don't know about anyone else...but I hear you loud and clear, Jaye!!

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    Jaye Denman 2 years ago from Deep South, USA

    Linda, if I were going to be (only) 51 at my next birthday, I wouldn't want or need another birthday gift! Haha. Enjoy your fifties--they're great years. Jaye

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    Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Chuck E Cheese........uh-oh.....I always get stuck in the tunnel!! LOL

    51? Who's counting? Not me!

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    Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Happy 51st Birthday to ME!!!! It's party time...first stop is Chuck E Cheese!!!

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    Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Jaye...That's what I like....A woman who is FIRST to show up to the party!! Who the heck says, we're not young enough to Party like it's 1969?.......

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    Jaye Denman 2 years ago from Deep South, USA

    Happy birthday, Miss Sunshine Linda! Whatever the number of years, you don't look more than half of them....Jaye

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    Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    2014....Another Birthday for our special, much-loved Miss Sunshine!! What can I possibly say that I haven't said a thousand times before?? Well, OK...I could say plenty, but it's her birthday...so it's HER very own occasion to say & do whatever she chooses........

    and I will leave the accolades, compliments and birthday wishes to all of YOU....fellow hubbers......Go for it. The PARTY BEGINS...N O W !!!!

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    Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    No one could afford it!

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    Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

    A cover charge! Let's do it!! LOL

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    Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Not much wiser??!! GF...if you get any smarter..we'll have to charge people a cover charge just to talk to you!!!!!!!

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    Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Wow, It's already May. Next up is June. Yep, another year older, but not much wiser. Ok, maybe a wee bit wiser.

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    I should have known you'd have a really good reason to visit a June Birthday Haiku in December! What's wrong with me? You ALWAYS have a method to your madness & MERRIMENT!! Happy Birthday to Jesus...and a HALF to you too, GF!

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Dec. 25th, 2013 ... Happy Birthday to Jesus and Happy 1/2 Birthday to Sunshine! Merry Christmas to YOU!

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    Martie Coetser 3 years ago from South Africa

    What a groovy party! I am dancing along, eating and drinking.... . Thanks effer! Happy birthday Sunshine. May you never get tired of dancing on the beat of your favorite country music.

    My sista and I share the same initials, so we've decided to use it on those picture poems. Now if you have a picture editor program, you can change any picture into a sketch or a painting. Love you all!

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    We'll have to wait for Maria to answer :)

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    GOOD QUESTION???!! Great, SFAM......but what the HELL, is the answer?? Stay away from that punch bowl! That's only for the stud muffins at the party, who we'll be taking advantage of, later!!

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Thank you MM!

    Good question Effer!

    364 days to go until 51. Haha!!

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    OK, Maria......Hey Linda Sue......Who sketched that picture of you in Maria's hub....or was it Martie's hub?......But I thought I saw your initials under it, Maria?......are you ladies trying to spoof the old effer?

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    Maria Jordan 3 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

    I will take

    a lil piece of cake

    while we get ready to toast

    our gal pal with the most

    purty smile in town

    and I ain't foolin 'round.

    Oh, and Paula, wanted to say...

    I can't draw...ain't no way!

    Happy 50th, Sunshine...Love, MM

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    It's official. I'm fifty. Not feeling too nifty. Kinda lost my swifty. I'm tired. The celebration was fun, yet exhausting.

    Hey what rhymes with sixty? I can't think of anything.

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    Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

    LOLOLOLOL! Effer, girl, how do you keep going? Must be those hot wings! Must have some! Now the official birthday is tomorrow, right?

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Rocking all night? OMG. This 50 year old crap is exhausting and I'm still 49! WTF! :))

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    YEEEEEEEE HAWWWWWWW!

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    Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

    Woo hoo! Let's do it, Effer! It's good to see you, girl!

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Welcome to this year's party!! Vee......we're rockin all night!

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    Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

    A birthday, I hear? Happy, happy birthday, Sunshine! Here comes the sun! Great tribute, Effer!

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    OMG! I'm leaving on a jet plane...CYA soon Effer J.

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Tables Filled with Buffalo Wings!! Hot, Medium, Mild......dipping sauces!......Crispy, tender, juicy wings! Oh heck.....Now I'm drooling. Think I'll have some wings delivered!............YUM!

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Munchies? What ya got Effer? I hope you'll be preparing some of your buffalo wings? Yum!!!!

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    LONG LIVE the Young-At-Heart!!

    lovedoc......you're one of the first to arrive! Have some munchies and pour yourself a drink!

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    lovedoctor926 3 years ago

    A very nice tribute to a special hubber & friend. They say it's your Birthday, we're gonna have a good time, I'm glad it's your birthday, Happy Birthday to you Sunshine. There's quite a bit of celebrating going on here. Birthday countdown, days until birthday. 08 more days. That's right, Linda will be celebrating another birthday in a few days. voted up++

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Well as long as being young at heart fits into the equation...I'll be 50 going on 5. Woohoo!!!

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Well.......Here, Here! "Happy Birthday" to you too, Nell! It's not so bad.......as long as you're "Young-at-Heart!!" and YOU certainly ARE!!

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    Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

    Happy Birthday to our Lindaaaaa...! lol! yes those 50s start getting to ya! great poem paula! when I hit 50 it was like, oh my God! I have got to the age where everything falls to pieces, goes south and I look like my mum! I add another year this week too, arghhhh!

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    Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Linda Sue.....A-Ha! The celebrations begins early this year?.....I just recovered from last year's wild fiesta!

    You know honey.....only a good friend can tell you....YOU CAN"T GO BACK. Put on your big girl party pants, crank up the C&W tunes.....and just PRETEND you're forever young! It works....

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    Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

    The countdown begins....good-bye 40's and hello 50's. Oh my. Maybe I'll just go way back to my 30's.

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    I don't have a specific plan....I'll just start my day out as usual and see what happens.....how I feel.....what the weather is like......you know...just taking it easy and trying not to throw myself into a fit of hysterics, when I think about the NUMBER birthday this is....Now, now, I'm the one who wrote the hub about age being as attitude, didn't I?

    Oh God....what was I thinking??? LMAO!! Hugs!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I love birthdays. They are our own special day. We could do what we want, how we want and for as long as we want. Well most of us can. I hope you do something very special for your birthday my Effer!!!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!! XOXOXO

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    I wished you a Happy New Year, at least 4 times...so now I'll just say, "Happy 49 and a HALF Birthday!!" My half birthday doesn't fall on any special occasion, damn it!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Darn I forgot about the 1/2 party, but I didn't forget about my 1/2 birthday. Not everyone is lucky enough to share a 1/2 birthday with Jesus unless they were born on June 25th. I'm such a genius.

    Yet tonight is New Years Eve and I'm stopping by to wish you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Wishing you an awesome 2013!!! Love ya my Effer J ;)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    What a HALF of a fabulous HALF-Idea!!! I am HALF-certain we should do this!! Imagine the Half-fun....and Half the Hubbers who will bring Half-eaten snacks and half-wrapped gifts!!! Let's do it!! Remind me please, because I have Half a brain!! LOL!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    My 1/2 birthday is on Christmas Day! We could have 1/2 of a party! Woohoo! :)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    She is definitely the one and only, rajan.

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    Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

    Lovely tribute to the one and only- Sun(shine). Voted Up.

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    You'll have to have that talk with Father time, GF....I don't think he slows down for anyone...but, you never know!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Hey Mar, Cogerson, Christy and of course my Effer ... should we begin the countdown to my next birthday? 9 months to go! Oh my! The older we get the closer birthdays get to each other. Slow the heck down already! :)

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    Christy Birmingham 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

    What a great tribute to our beloved Sunshine! Love this xx I vote up, awesome, and sharing as well

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    Cogerson 4 years ago from Virginia

    I thought I had already commented on this hub...but I do not see it....was it not worthy and had to be deleted?......lol......so let me try again.

    A very nice tribute to our mutual HubPage friend Sunshine625.....I am glad her birthday weekend(she extended her birthday) went so well for her.....and this Haiku had to make it even better. Voted up and very nice of you(to bad they do not have that button to vote up).

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    Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

    Why you little effer... I am feeling very lucky indeed!

    Scuze me, y'all this place is a mess... I have to get to steppin'...

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Sunshine LOOK!!! MARIA'S here!! Now the damned party can get Rockin!! I hear she would have come sooner.......but what was stopped by hoards f her fans who wanted her autograph........our "Miss Interviewer Extraordinaire!!!!!!!!!!"

    Maria....Lucky YOU! You're guest # 100...... you get to CLEAN UP!! Bucket's in the shed!!...........

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    Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

    "BABY, CUZ I GOTTA HAVE 'FAITH'..." that you will keep me informed of these essential pieces of information!

    What a day... I shall never forget it now. let's have another round of drinks on MOI, effer!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Effer, We could take up donations from the hubbers to help pay for the festivities!!:)

    Maria, Your nephew and I share our birthday with George Michael...I bet you love that tidbit of news!! :))

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    Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

    Never too late (I hope) to wish Linda a happy birthday in this most amazing tribute by my new pal, Paula.

    Linda, you share your special day with my very favorite nephew...not surprising as you are one of my favorite people!

    Love your pictures from a "couple years back"... you are beautiful inside and out... and effer captured this 'bright light' on HP in a 'brilliant' way!

    Voted UP & FAB. Hugs to you both, Maria

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    No problem, Sunshine.......I don't mind mortgaging my life to pay for this party! Your guests are really taking this to the limit!!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I see the party is still on. I think. Well if not then let's "get the party started" again. Happy "same belated" Birthday Habee!

    Thank you Cogerson and Jools!

    Thank you Effer for the ongoing festivies!:))

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    OH!! Happy belated BD!!!

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    Holle Abee 4 years ago from Georgia

    What a nice tribute! Sunshine and I share the same birthday, BTW. Voted up!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Thank you, dear Jools!!

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    Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

    Great hub and a lovely tribute Paula.

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Coge.....where the heck you been? We extended the party just for you! YOU WERE SUPPOSED to BRING THE MOVIES!! We had to rely on a live Talent show.........it wasn't very pretty, Coge!!

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    Cogerson 4 years ago from Virginia

    A wonderful Haiku birthday present for one of the best people on Hub Pages....I enjoyed reading it and it looks like Sunshine did as well....which is awesome....voted up and interesting.

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I got your back Ruchira!! :)

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    Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

    haha...nah I am the "innocent" one (wink wink) can't spike the punch.

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I betcha it wasTillie! Her and her "50 shades of grey" probably planted the seed in her head! :)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    I would NEVER spike the punch.......it might have been Molo or Victoria or Tillie or Ruchira or............I'm innocent!!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    WOW that table of gifts is overflowing! The greetings are overwhelming! Effer, did you spike the punch? I'm beginning to get a bit tipsy. TIPSY, not ditzy! I'm always ditzy! :)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    molo..!! You finally made it! We sent the troops out looking for you. There was not a single sane individual to keep these crazy partiers in line!! Now that you're here, they'll settle down. Thanks for stopping by. Sunshine would like you to leave her gift on the table, just in case you can't stay long.

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    molometer 4 years ago

    What a lovely set of haiku. Happy belated birthday Sunshine.

    I like the t-shirt logo. :)

    Voted up and awesome. Tweet tweet. lol

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Ruchira, Mary, Effer...the party never stops for Sunshine's birthday. We can keep going until 6/25/13 and ring in the BIG *0 :)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Oh Mary......No....we're right here, still partying. Plenth of cake left!!

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    Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

    I didn't see this until after Sunshine's BD, but I wished her Happy Birthday anyway! Guess I got to the party just in time to clean up, huh? Save me some cake and ice cream!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Thank you kindly Ruchira! Glad you could finally make it to the party!! Glad we didn't start the clean-up yet! There's still plenty of cake and ice cream left! Help yourself!!

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    Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

    Awesome Haiku. You nailed it, Paula.

    Happy birthday to our Sunshine indeed. You made the sun shine extra special and crisp in sunny florida :)

    cheers to both the magnificent ladies :)))

    voted up as awesome and sharing it across

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Skarlet.....I just spotted you standing over there!! So many people at this crazy party, I missed you......You will meet Linda Sue soon, I'm sure. She gets around to all the newer hubbers eventually...

    BTW.....she's getting the love and the visits and the gifts I'm actually getting the traffic....lol...but that's ok, we pay it forward around here ALL THE TIME

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Sunshine......I think so too. It's OK, GF.....I understand!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Happy day after my birthday to me! Happy day after my birthday to me! Happy day after my birthday dear Sunshine...Happy day after my birthday to me.

    I think I consumed too much sugar yesterday. Yeppers.

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    Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 4 years ago from Chennai, India

    A wonderfully-versed haiku for a famous hub-author - Sunshine! Her hubs always brighten up our days! A befitting birthday haiku to Sunshine! Well-done!

    Thanks for SHARING. Beautiful & Awesome. Voted up

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Oh Till, trust me GF, nothing but a lot of hot air ever goes to my head!!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Carissa and Faith made me a coconut cake with chocolate frosting! YUM!

    Thank you Mary, SS had a fab birthday weekend!:)

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    Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

    Watch out world Effers on a roll! Not just poetry but haiku. You know now SS how important you are...this doesn't happen for just anybody.

    I'm eating the good chocolate to help you celebrate SS. My niece always celebrated her birthday 'month', maybe you should too!

    Effer, you're the best...don't let this go to your head. (I had a full house again this weekend so wasn't on the computer to be here in time.)

    SS, hope you had a wonderful day and another one tomorrow to recouperate!

    Voted up for thoughtfulness!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    bill...I'm sure there's an end to everyone's talent if they give up and quit living! I'm pulling this crap out of a hat as I go along....just to jump outta the box once in a while. Whether it's good stuff or not....I really don't know...but ya know what? I'm havin F U N !!! LOL

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Sunshine.......OH...that wasn't coconut......that was bleached-out grass......not the kind you mow. Feeling silly?

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    Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

    First poetry from you and now a haiku! Is there no end to your talents? You are leaving me in the dust my friend!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I loved my coconut cake...too much!! Ha!! My presents are awesome, who doesn't love gift cards and chocolate?!? Can I get a YEEHAW!!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Have to light the candles...sing and pose for pictures....before cake and presents!! 32 candles, right? That's what you told me.

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Is it time for cake and presents yet?!?!

    Sunshine is thankful for her Effer and all the birthday wishes!! :)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Thank you Angela...glad you make it to the party......It's been so much fun!! Hope you can stay till midnight!

    Dexter...Thelma....Pop....Pam99

    Thanks! and great to have you here at the Big Celebration for a little woman!!!...........

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    Angela Blair 4 years ago from Central Texas

    What a wonderful birthday tribute -- happy birthday Sunshine and congrats Fpherj48 on a spectacular Hub. Best/Sis

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Fellow hubbers.......Feel free to send me your birth dates.....Not that you'll all get a haiku.....Just feel free!

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    Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

    Awesome, Fpher! Happy birthday, Sunshine!

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    Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

    What a beautiful haiku! Happy Birthday Sunshine! I wish you all the best. Take care. Thanks for sharing, fpherj48.

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    breakfastpop 4 years ago

    Happy Birthday!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    HA!!! Do you realize WHO you're asking??? I'll have the leftovers wrapped and hidden away before anyone gets here! Sometimes, I even wash off paper plates!!.......and just cut the "used" part from napkins......and any little things guests leave behind??? I firmly believe in "Finders keepers....losers, weepers!!" If I ever figure out a way to UN-knot balloons, I'll be happy........Some day I should make a list written by the CLASSIC Penny Pincher......I've thought up things you could never believe!! My friends think I'm a mad-woman in this area....and I think they're just jealous they aren't as frugal and clever as I am!! LOL!!

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    Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

    I'll help clean up, Effer, if I can take home some of the leftovers (frugal penny pincher that I am!)

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Haikus are for special occasions only. Let's not get crazy!......enjoy your party!

    Any Party volunteers for "clean-up committee?"

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Wooohoooo Happy Birthday to ME. Thank you my Effer for getting this fabulous party started! Sunshine is very grateful for all the birthday wishes. Thank you!!!

    I expect more haikus in the future, just saying! Xoxo

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    Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

    What a lovely Sunshine birthday wish. I think we all enjoy her sense of humor and her great smile. Sorry I didn't realize it was her birthday until now. Hope it was fabulous Sunshine.

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    Carolee Samuda 4 years ago from Jamaica

    Happy birthday Sunshine, you have a wonderful day. I love the Haiku.

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    WOW!!!! I'm not looking frward to getting the BILL for this party!! I hope some of you lovely guests brought your own food, beverage & entertainment!! I am SURE that I've made it clear on HP over the past year that I'm a HUGE penny-pincher!

    I mean Fun's, Fun and all that...but, I'm just sayin.............

    To all you wonderful Happy Birthday wishers/partiers......I shall give our Guest of Honor a nudge and tell her to get her cute butt over here and SHE can reply to Ya'all!!! (I'm a good friend and I love you all....but I ain't stupid!!) The "Effer"

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    Emma 4 years ago from UK

    Happy birthday Sunshine......hope it is a very special and happy day for you.x

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    Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

    What a wonderful birthday gift fpher48! I loved your haiku. Happy Birthday to you Sunshine! I hope you have a wonderful day! :)

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    snowdrops 4 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

    Happy birthday sunshine!! Great hub!

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    Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

    Voted up and awesome. Such a wonderful tribute. Happy Birthday Sunshine! May all your dreams come true.

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    Lot Rillera 4 years ago from Philippines

    Happy Birthday to you Sunshine, hope the sun shine on your special day :). Wishing you all the best . and to pfherj48 , this is a nice birthday gift to our online friend sunshine. voted up and awesome.

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    sangeeta verma 4 years ago from Ludhiana India

    very lovely haiku,nice way to give smile on sunshine face.

    Voted up!

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    Annie Fenn 4 years ago from Australia

    Lovely tribute for a lovely lady, HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sunshine, and my votes to you, fpherj48!!

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago from Kaufman, Texas

    YAY!!!!!!!!

    Many happy returns requested!!!!!!!

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    Kommadant 4 years ago

    What an awesome tribute. I hope that you have a great birthday Sunshine.

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    lovedoctor926 4 years ago

    A very beautiful Birthday tribute. I hope that your Birthday rocks! voted up and away!

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    Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

    Effer, way to go! You're always supporting everyone else, but you are so talented yourself. And now you're the poet you never thought you were. Way to go, girl. And happy birthday, Sunshine!

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    Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

    Wonderful poem for a wonderful woman, writer, and a friend. Sunshine you have inspired me in lots of ways. Happy Birthday!

    PS: fpheri, thanks for sharing your beautiful thoughts.

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Hey Nell.....thanks for joining the party......It will be going on all night and all through tomorrow!! BYOB.......and a snack pls!!

    Country music "LIVE" tomorrow 8 pm to midnight!!

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    Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

    She brings the Sunshine into everybodys life, so this was great! happy birthday linda, yeah! lol!

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    Thank you all for the birthday wishes!:)

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    Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

    She's all this and more! I would post the song "She's a Lady" is possible, but we will just have to hum it for now. Happy Birthday to a great all around hubber and friend.

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    PurvisBobbi44 4 years ago from Florida

    You are so cute Sunshine---Celebrate the month of June and July because they are twin months. That is what my Swiss Grandmother said. Happy Everyday Birthday.

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I have friends that think it would be cool to celebrate for a few days also! The more the merrier. Your birthday in April if I remembered correctly one of your wacky friends started celebrating two weeks ahead! Hahaha!!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    I recall one birthday in particular in my young & wild days.....before my brain had developed to the GENIUS point it is now.....(so it's really not important to know what day it is!)

    It wasn't my fault.....(and of course this proves my maturity level)....it was my crazy friends....(honest) They thought it would be "cool" to celebrate all week-end for my BD......

    I believe we fell out one at a time, as the days progressed.......I may have been the "last gal standing".....but, my birthday's in April......I woke up May 2nd.

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    I celebrate my birthday the day before, day of and day after. Don't we all? If not then I've just exposed my true nature that since birthdays are my favorite holiday I just can't celebrate them for only one day! Party on dudes...and dudettes!!!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Sunshine....DITTO, GF!!!!

    Everyone....So glad you stopped by for the party! I thank you, Sunshine thanks you.......A birthday calls for fun and friends. You are all great!

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    Joyce Haragsim 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

    This is such a great cutey Haiku.

    Happy Birthday Linda.

    Voted up and awesome , Joyce

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    Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

    My Effer what an AWESOME surprise!!! Your Haikus are magnificent, I was awwww and ohhhhh and LOL!!

    You are the best SFAM ever!!

    I am so thankful for you!! xoxo

    WTG Casey & Jose!! :)

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    Skarlet 4 years ago from California

    What a sweet hub! I am sure she is honored. Not to mention all the traffic she is getting, I do know know her yet.

    Voted up ... And Happy B-Day Linda!

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    Madeleine Salin 4 years ago from Finland

    This is an awesome and great tribute to the brightest Sunshine on HubPages. Happy Birthday Linda!

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    Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Thanks!! I am fully expecting hubbers to let me know when their birthday is!!! LMAO!

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    Terrye Toombs 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

    Awesome fpherj48!

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