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Maya's 11th Birthday Party

Seven girls. One me. Overnight at a downtown hotel. Dinner. Swimming. Ice cream at Ivanna Cone. Chat time now.


phonelady said…
you are a brave soul and a wonderful mom . I hope maya appreciates that .wish I could have done things like this when I was a girl but my mother did not approve of swimsuits she was a stone cold religious nut and would have a bible in one hand and a belt in the other . Im glad your daughter is growing up in a normal family .
Claudia Aguilar said…
I giggled at 'one you' Happy Birthday to Maya! Now you need a rest dear!

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