June 17, 19?? 馃巶 馃嵉 鈽曪笍

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So out with the old and in with new

By keeping my sights in a broadened view

Time can warp a mind into worrisome channels

Dimming the lights at the end of the tunnels

Please let me grow older without being confused

And, let me be useful without being used

Growing older can be quite a scare

If you wait too long to show you care

For me a birthday is drawing near

Which I will welcome without fear

Of years gone by I prefer not to dwell

My numbered years I shall not tell

So out with the old and in with the new

Keeps me young from my point of view

June 17th, being my birthday, is the 168th day of the year, leaving 197 days until the end of the year. There are three birthstones for the month of June.聽

The pearl is the only gem from living sea creatures and requires no faceting or polishing to reveal their natural beauty.

The Alexandrite, an extremely rare chrysoberyl with chameleon-like qualities.聽Its color is a lovely green in both daylight and fluorescent light; it changes color to a purplish red in incandescent light.

The third stone is the Moonstone. A phenomenal gemstone, moonstones show a floating play of light (called adularescence ) and sometimes show either a multi-rayed star or a cat鈥檚 eye.聽

The zodiac sign for June is Gemini 鈥 June May 21 to June 20. Those bearing the Gemini zodiac are incredibly flexible people who can adapt to almost any situation. They also possess a tenacity that not only enables them to rise above major setbacks but to take full advantage of negative situations as well. Inherently curious, Geminis are also experts at unraveling mysteries of any sort.

I'll take one of each, please. Oh, and I'm not particular; rings, necklaces, earrings, or bracelets will be fine. Thank you :)

Cheers!

Franci Eugenia Hoffman

To be a beBee bee is to be.

Franci enjoyed a dedicated career in the insurance industry for over 20 years being rewarded both professionally and personally. Now it鈥檚 time for Franci to follow her dreams by doing things she enjoys鈥pending time with family, learning, sharing, traveling, and writing poetry. Franci鈥檚 writing and creative endeavors can be found at her blogs, Eugi鈥檚 Causerie and Eugi鈥檚 Potpourri. Franci has authored eBooks Fanciful Delights and Mama, me and Mother Nature, and also has writings at Spillwords, PoetrySoup, and beBee.com.




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Franci 馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#9
I am glad you enjoyed my buzz, Anees Zaidi, and thank you for the birthday wishes.

Franci 馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#8
Thank you Lada Prkic for the birthday wishes.

Franci 馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#7
Thank you for the birthday wishes Milos Djukic.

Franci 馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#6
Thank you Javier C\u00e1mara Rica and the beBee team.

Lada 馃彙 Prkic

Lada 馃彙 Prkic

5 years ago #8

Happy Birthday, dear Franci!

Milos Djukic

Milos Djukic

5 years ago #7

Wish you all the best dear Franci Eugenia Hoffman

Javier 馃悵 CR

Javier 馃悵 CR

5 years ago #6

BEBEE TEAM Wish you a very Happy Birthday

Ken Boddie

Ken Boddie

5 years ago #5

A little beBee told me. 馃悵#4

Franci 馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#3
Thank you Ken Boddie. How did you know? :)

Ken Boddie

Ken Boddie

5 years ago #3

Happy 21st Birthday, Franci!!!!!! 馃巶馃嵕馃巿

Franci 馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#1
Thank you Dean Owen and love my new title.

Dean Owen

Dean Owen

5 years ago #1

Wish you a very Happy Birthday dear Franci, Queen of Quaint.

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