Harvest Moon Birthday Girls

How Do You Celebrate Birthdays When the Kids are Grown?

Melody
5 min readSep 30, 2023

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Photo taken by Author in 1999. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California. My daughter Megan (left) and my niece Merehuka (right) both not quite seven years old born one day apart.

Today my daughter Megan turned 31 years old and yesterday my niece Merehuka also turned 31. They’re first cousins born one day apart, my Libra girls — and this year they were born under the Harvest Moon. Merehuka grew up in New Zealand and moved to Portland, Oregon when she turned 18. Whenever she and Megan got together…

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Melody

Writer of Creative Nonfiction and Fiction; Ukulele Player; Lover of the Beatles, rock n’ roll, and the 1960s. Mom & Grandma; lives in Eugene, OR with BF & cat.