Saturday, January 10, 2009

why an elephant?

why an elephant?, originally uploaded by gawdessness.

on our oldest daughter's thirteenth birthday
we gave her a chain with a gold dragon pendant on it
because she is tough, and fiery like one and beautiful and magical
today our youngest son turned thirteen and received a golden elephant to mark his passage into teenagehood
because elephants have long been associated with never forgetting and strong family bonds
and they are rare and very precious
just like our boy


Dirkus said...

Totems for the modern age are very cool!

Anonymous said...

How lovely and congrats to your son on his 13th birthday.

angelfeet said...

Such a lovely little companion. Happy birthday to your son!

Anna said...

A very happy birthday to A.

Knowing how you folks celebrate birthday, I'm sure he had a grand time of it! LOL

Moi said...

sweet!!! :)

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