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Happy Days

Felina Alicia and Nana Kangas Nov 1997 Felina Alicia and Rose Nov 1997

Days when you wake up knowing

There’s a group of people

Who love you for all that you are


All that you’re not

They make you happy when you’re sad

They tell you when you’re wrong not just so they can be right

They look ahead when you can only look back

They give you life when you’re feeling lifeless

Happy Days

On Tap

For you and me


Your Friends


Your Family


Make a pack


To keep happy days on tap

At no cost

No ticket needed

And no pass

Just a smile

That will go a mile

As long as you play happy

You can stay happy

Leave all your baggage behind

Come and enjoy our

Happy Days

Copyright 2014

Happy Days©

Felina Silver Robinson

Seth in Tanisha's lap Sep 1997 Seth sitting on moms bed Nov 1997 Felina and Seth June 1997

My ThrowBack Thursday

Poem of the Day


A Family through and through

The kids and Nicole - memories 07-24-14



Oldest Daughter – First Generation

Middle Child (Daughter) – First Generation

Only Son – First Generation

Oldest Daughter (Twin) – Second Generation

Middle Daughter (Twin) – Second Generation

Youngest Daughter – Second Generation

There once was a young woman

Single as could be

She met a man she loved who gave her the gift of a daughter

One day he was there and one day he wasn’t

But she was still there tending to their daughter

with the help of her youngest sister who was proud to be an Auntie

The years pass and the woman marries

When happy no more she left the place she called home

Painting her new home she falls to the floor from fainting

A trip to the doctor tells her she’s to again be a proud mother

and then came the gift of another daughter

what a beautiful gift

Alone in a strange place

They had now become the three amigos

Sad and lonely she returns home to the town she will forever love

More years pass she finds love again

She marries and is given the gift of a child

This time she would bear her only son

Sadly two years later her husband passes

She’s alone again naturally

But she’s not truly alone

She has three beautiful children

She wonders if she’ll ever find love again

One day she finds herself a trucker

and once again she marries

Having tied her tubes years ago

She thinks she will never have the gift of children again

Someone else lets her know she’s yet a mother again

To her shock she finds she’s having twins

and low and behold she has more daughters as cute as can be

and after two more years she has her last gift and it’s again a daughter

She ties her tubes one last time

and her tree is complete

But sadly her marriage again fell victim and she and her tree of children were on their own again, naturally

Of course she wasn’t meant to be alone

But who was out there? Would she ever truly find her forever love?

One day at play in the park with her kids

The love of her life stops by

She dreamed of him as a little girl

Delivered newspapers to his family home

But years passed and they were never free at the same time

And now they were both free

And what was truly meant to be

Could begin

And she finally found her forever love and they married

Now they are

A Family through and through

Happily blended ever after

Copyright 2014 A Family through and through© Felina Silver Robinson

‘We’ve All Made Mistakes’

Eric Dane Comes Clean: 'We've All Made Mistakes'


When I was young I didn’t have much

Not because we were poor

Because we weren’t

Not because no one cared

Because everyone did

It was because my parents wanted to teach me

That there are many more among us that truly have nothing

We have each other

We have our neighbors

We have our church

We have our memories

We have all that we need

When I was young

My idols could be found on TV

My idols were my neighbors

My idols were my friends

My idols were my family

Now many of them have passed

The shows have come and gone

My friends have moved away

And my family, those that remain

are mostly scattered about

So my idols are now my children and my husband and the family that remains

My idols are

The children of the world that will sculpt our future

Those who are hard at work

Those that are surviving

Those who are waiting to be noticed

Those who are waiting for help

Those who are fighting for their lives

Idols come in all shapes and sizes

Idols come


Idols go

But we must go on living

Little do you know

You too are someones Idol

Copyright 2014 Idols© Felina Silver Robinson

Seth and Ali 12-29-95


Throwback Thursday:

Me and my little brother

Separated by three years

Doesn’t change much about us

Raised as partners in crime

We were unbeatable

We fought our battles

with Sega Genesis

and dump trucks galore

Now in our twenties

Stronger than ever

We will stay friends forever

Life just couldn’t be any better

Copyright 2014 Throwback Thursday: Me and my little brother© Felina Silver Robinson


Two Peas in a Pod

It’s amazes to recall that when I first saw you

It was in a small dark room

with cold gel on my belly

and a sensor roaming around in circles upon the gel

The screen showing both of you in your separate sacks

just the size of a pea

It’s so hard to believe, that you can

blossom like a beautiful flower

changing both shapes and sizes

what outstanding young women

you have both become

Both full of many things

with a will to survive

with steady drive

with mounting determination

with vast amounts of experience

with unending hope

and undying love

And I have





and Joy

But most of all

I have the two of you

From the beginning to the end

I’ll always do anything

For my two peas that lived in my pod

For the two that I brought into this world

For your lives that I’ve guided

For your whole lives long

Copyright 2014 Two Peas in a Pod© Felina Silver Robinson

This poem is dedicated to my twin daughters who graduated from 8th grade

this (06.19.14) afternoon.

I’m proud of your honor roll achievements,

for your community service efforts,

for your dedication to your education,

for your respect of your teachers and your peers

but most of all,

I’m proud of you for still being you through everything

I love you Ariana and Jasmine






Attends show, barbecue with family

Whispers in the Wind

I walk the streets

Blinded by all there is to see

Your spot beside me still empty

But I still hear your whispers in the wind

Your words warm my heart as I walk aimlessly into the night

I wonder what you are thinking

What part of the world you’ve been assigned to

How you are being treated by the strangers you have to protect

If you wonder if I’ll still be here when you are lucky enough to come home

I hear your whispers in the wind telling me that you love me

and you’ll soon be home to stay

The stars are shining brightly leading me on my way

To the place we call home

Where I wait for your safe return each and every day

I await the moment when your whispers in the wind

are replaced by your warm and tender voice

and the spot beside me is filled by you

Copyright 2014 Whispers in the Wind© – Felina Silver Robinson

This Poem is written in loving Memory of my deceased husband

Kris John Kangas who served briefly in the U.S. Army

May you live peacefully with the lord for an eternity



This weekend I remember the person my brother use to be

He served our country proud

He did all he was asked to do

An injury sent him home

He wasn’t the same upon his return

Tattered and torn was his sole

He did some things he wasn’t proud of

But deep within, he was still the man he use to be

He worked real hard to come back to who he was

He cleaned up his act

He found a good woman with a family

He was able to love, the way every man should have a chance to

But before too long the good lord came and took him

Lost to a disease that  couldn’t be cured

I take this time to remember all he was and all he had

I love you Johnny, you surely were quite the man

May your spirit live on among all that have loved you

You’re with the big man now, so we’ll always miss you

But knowing you are in the best hands possible

I can live on holding on to my happiest memories

Copyright 2014 Johnny© – Felina Silver Robinson

This Poem was written today (05/24/14) in loving memory of my Brother Johnny

who briefly served in the air force. May he rest peacefully with god for eternity.

Mommy, How Was Your Day?


My children sit waiting me

To tell me all about their day

One with excitement for what she will say

One just happy to be home away from everything

And one so tired that all means nothing,

But the words I love to hear when…

They ask me; Mommy how was your day?

What should I say?

Do I tell them the day was too long?

But not long enough

for all I wished I could have done with them?

Do I tell them great,

because I knew I was coming home to all of them?


Should I just say

I’m just happy to be alive and share this time with you?

These are all the things I could say

to my little ones that I leave at home every day

Whom I couldn’t live without

Each time I have to walk out the door without them

My heart aches just a bit more

They are my children

They make me whole

I love you my trio

How was your day?

 Copyright 1998 Felina Silver – Mommy, how was your day?©