My baby is officially a teenager today.
If there's a mantra for the life Coleman has lead thus far, it would have to be go big, or go home.
The term half-assed will never apply to this one. That's for dang sure.
Happy 13, Coleman Z.
You just keep going. We'll try to keep up.
Young Coleman Zielske, the hero St. Paul deserves, but not the one it needs. Silent guardian, watchful protector, dark knight.
July 30, 2012 at 02:29 AM
Sending many big happy birthday wishes to Cole from Australia! I hope that he has a wonderful day.
I have long been a fan of your work and have loved watching your gorgeous kids grow up via your scrapbook pages. Your stories about them have brought a smile to my face on many occasions, so thank you for sharing them with us!
July 30, 2012 at 05:29 AM
Happy birthday, Cole! It is a joy seeing you grow. Enjoy your teen years!
Scrappybarb in VA |
July 30, 2012 at 06:08 AM
Happy Birthday Cole!
Kendra B |
July 30, 2012 at 06:24 AM
Happy Birthday Cole!!!! Love the cape!
July 30, 2012 at 06:52 AM
July 30, 2012 at 06:55 AM
Happy birthday Coleman!
July 30, 2012 at 07:09 AM
I am in awe of these pictures and how one can honestly see his personality shine through. Happy Birthday, Cole!
July 30, 2012 at 07:11 AM
Happy Bday Cole! You rock!
July 30, 2012 at 07:21 AM
Wishing you a very happy birthday, Cole-man!
Cathy, you have raised some awesome kids! Pat yourself on the back!
Debby Riendeau |
July 30, 2012 at 07:36 AM
Happy birthday Cole! You guy shares a birthday with mine - a 10 year old who is committed to wring every last drop fun from his childhood he possibly can. He is worried it might be harder now that he's in the "double digits."
Here's to another year for going BIG for both of our boys!
July 30, 2012 at 08:40 AM
Happy Birthday, Cole! Welcome to teenager-dom!!
July 30, 2012 at 08:46 AM
Happy day for your family! : )
July 30, 2012 at 08:52 AM
Wow. These pictures capture so much of his spirit and his boundless energy. That smile could power half the state, and has often powered me. Thanks Cole for a great first thirteen.
dan zielske |
July 30, 2012 at 09:04 AM
Awww. Now youre making me weepy.
July 30, 2012 at 09:08 AM
Happy Birthday, Cole! Thanks for inspiring and letting us watch you grow up. Looking forward to seeing what else life has in store for you.
Bec Kilgore |
July 30, 2012 at 09:09 AM
Happy Birthday to Cole. I can't believe he's 13! I have literally watched him grow up on your blog and love his spirit. You capture him well. I hope he has a BIG day, some how I know he will!
July 30, 2012 at 09:41 AM
Happy Birthday Cole! You are one awesome young man....I know there are BIG things in future...can't wait to see what you do.
July 30, 2012 at 09:44 AM
Happy birthday, Cole!
Nicky H (senovia) |
July 30, 2012 at 10:36 AM
Happy Birthday Cole! It has been fun watching you become a cute young man via your cool mama's scrapbooking!!
debbie @ happy little cottage |
July 30, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Happy 13th Cole!!
Cathy thank for sharing!!
jennifer Camplin |
July 30, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Totally love his spirit :-)
July 30, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Rachel in ND |
July 30, 2012 at 02:48 PM
Wow these pictures are awesome- a true reflection of the absolutely fabulous kid opps teenager that he is - not that I'm claiming to know him - only through the stories and adventures you have shared I feel like I do a bit. Happy Birthday Cole - go celebrate in style! From the Freeman Family in New Zealand.
Karen Freeman |
July 30, 2012 at 04:27 PM
Happy Birthday Cole!
July 30, 2012 at 05:51 PM
Happy Birthday, Cole Z! :)
July 30, 2012 at 05:59 PM
He rawks my world! My fave pic is the one of him playing the keyboard. So cute! HAPPY BIRFDAY, COLEMAN!
Sheri McIllwain |
July 30, 2012 at 06:03 PM
Wishing Cole a VERY Happy 13th Birthday! He's awesome! He reminds me of my own son, now 20: http://bit.ly/QPznq3
July 30, 2012 at 07:07 PM
Happy Birthday, Coleman!
Margy Eastman |
July 30, 2012 at 10:48 PM
The Batman pics are killer! Happy day to your boy!
July 31, 2012 at 08:08 PM
July 31, 2012 at 08:09 PM
Happy Birthday Coleman!
July 31, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Oh....that last photo is PRICELESS!!! LOVE.IT!
August 02, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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