Friday, December 08, 2006

Kalyn, you haven't changed a bit!

Besides being Kalyn's blog design consultant, confidant, listening ear, tech support, occasional substitute blogger, and wonderful friend, one of my other jobs as her little brother is to embarrass her on her birthday. This is a picture of Kalyn probably about the time she was named Betty Crocker Homemaker of the Year. If there had been blogs back then she certainly would have had one. (I was probably somewhere in that same room wearing one of Kalyn's bikinis and her gigantic sunglasses. She and my sisters had a thing for dressing me up.) Have a wonderful birthday Kalyn. I love you. Rand.

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34 comments:

Elise said...

(Oh Rand, Kalyn is going to get you for this one!)

Great photo, and a very Happy Birthday to a wonderful woman!

Kalyn said...

Very funny Rand. I don't even remember this photo, but notice the blue eyeshadow.

Thanks Elise! In spite of this trick I'd have to say he's a very great brother.

Meeta said...

Rand you better run and hide for this. But to be honest I am glad you had the cheek.

Happy Birthday Kalyn. You looked incredible then and look amazing today. Your precense enriches our lives in the Blog world.
Hugs!

lucette said...

I wore a hair do very like this some years ago! Ah, the days when I had time (and inclination) to set my hair.

christine said...

This is what little brothers are for. I'll bet he's still grinning!

Bradley said...

The tilt of the head, a slice of copper highlights, and light-blue eyeshadow - there's nothing not to love. Who knew this young hipster would become such a blogebrity?

Happy Birthday Kalyn.

Anonymous said...

You are beautiful Kalyn! Then and now.Your brother knows that too:)

Happy Birthday Kalyn and many many happy returns of the same!!

Alanna said...

Oh I am soooo totally on the floor laughing. You DO look just the same, Kalyn! And Rand's timing is entirely perfect. (And I'm immediately removing my sister's access to my blog RIGHT NOW.)

Pam said...

Kalyn --you are a wonderful sister and I really hope you have a SUPER birthday!
You have changed --you don't wear that white/blue eye shadow any more.
Love...

jennifer said...

Hilarious! Kalyn, I LOVE that haircut and the blue eyeshadow. I hope you've had a very happy birthday -- it sounds like you've been surrounded by people you love and their kindnesses; you are a lucky woman!

cookiecrumb said...

I'm telling you now
I'm telling you right away
I'll be staying for many a day
I'm in love with you now!

(Oh, yeah, I noticed the blue eyeshadow.)

HB!!!

SusanV said...

Just one of the many reasons I will never give anyone my Blogger password!

Just kidding, Kalyn: the photo is adorable. What a fun brother you have. But perhaps you can find a photo of him dressed in one of your bikinis and exact some revenge. ;-)

Happy Birthday!

Bruno said...

Happy Birthday Kalyn!

white_poplar said...

Happy Birthday Jalyn! You look wonderful now and back then as well! :)

Cate said...

Happy Birthday, Kalyn - hope it was a good one!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Kalyn.
Many happy returns of the day.

kitchenmage said...

happy day! I'm with susanv, where's the picture of Rand?

Anonymous said...

Wow, Kalyn. I thought I was looking at a picture of Leslie Gore! And you have a very evil brother.

rooma said...

Now thats what brothers are for.... aren't they ???!!!! Many happy returns of the day Kalyn!!!

relly said...

hello, as i observed the two pictures, gets exactly the same smile!

Tanna said...

What a fantastic brother!!!
I do believe a picture of Rand is in order!

paz said...

Love the pic! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Kalyn!

Paz (Who thinks you have an awesome brother!)

Ulrike aka ostwestwind said...

Hello Kalyn,

happy birthday, but sorry to say, that you changed a bit. You are wearing ear rings now ;-)

Kalyn said...

Wow, I am a bit awed by so many nice birthday wishes. For all those who are wondering, I do have that same family CD where Rand got this photo, and I'll be looking for that picture of Rand in the bikini. His birthday is December 28, so I think a little payback may be in order.

Reading your comments about the photo, it's nice to realize that there are quite a few of you out there who are at least close to my age. "I'm Telling You Now", Leslie Gore, and people remembering when we set our hair. It's fun to know that I'm not the only one on the internet who screamed at the Beatles and wondered whether Paul was really dead.

Ruth said...

And yu haven't changed a bit!!!

Happy birthday!

Mimi said...

Happy Birthday, Kalyn!

I know you are spending at least part of your day working on Menu of Hope — what a woman you are! A very good one.

You do have the same smile — really haven't chnaged much!

Anonymous said...

It's still a cute photo - just oozes innocence.
Cheers

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday, Kalyn!

Mae said...

Oh, Rand, this is a fantastic photo! Thanks for sharing this to us. (ooooh you are so going to get a payback! can't wait to see the photo of you in a bikini. lol)

Kalyn, as ever, you look amazing.

Anonymous said...

I think I use that same shade of blue eyeshadow!

8-O (Just kidding!)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Kalyn! I'm so proud of you for helping so many people cook up some of the healthiest, most delicious low-carb recipes on the planet! You are the best, so don't ever change!

So when are you gonna release a cookbook? :)

Ellie said...

Too cute!! Hope you have a wonderful birthday Kalyn, may the new year be full of good food, good friends and good times :)

Virginie said...

Happy birthday to you Kalyn. I like the bundle of cinnamon - excellent in these christmas times.

Erin S. said...

happy, happy birthday kayln. Hope you had a relaxing day!

Anonymous said...

I don't know how I missed this! A very happy (belated) birthday, Kalyn! I hope your day was extra special =)

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