Happy 97th Birthday Ilona Royce Smithkin

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Anyone who has the privilege to spend time with Ilona Royce Smithkin, has had the rare opportunity to witness a true artist. Someone so full of life, authenticity, brilliance, and artfulness that each moment with her makes you want to live a little more thoughtfully, generously, and colorfully. With one word, or bat of a magical lash, Ilona can put the most seemingly difficult situations into perspective. I am incredibly lucky to know and call Ilona one of my dearest friends. She has changed my life in innumerable ways and I want to wish  her nothing but the utmost joy and peace on her 97th Birthday. Ilona, thanks so much for accepting me into your life and helping to inspire the lives of so many! We love you Ilona!!!

  • Noemi Margit-Bako

    Happy Birthday Ilona. We need more people like you, in this world.

  • Happy Birthday, dearest Ilona!!! You always bring a smile of joy to my face. And thank you, Ari, for introducing us to her through your wonderful blog and the movie!

  • Susan Cook

    Happy Birthday Ilona! You are an inspiration. I would love to hear you sing La Vie en Rose. I am in love with that song and I bet you do a killer version.

  • Joyful17

    Happy Birthday Lovely Lady…….you inspire me to look forward to the next 12 years ( and beyond) with the same grace, wit, and generosity that you have!

  • TerriLW

    Happy birthday, Ms. Smithkin!!! May you have happiness and love today and every day! Thank you for sharing your humor, wisdom and creativity with us. Much love! XO

  • June WS

    Thank you Ilona for sharing your joy and insight with the world. Bless you dear lady. 97 circles around the Sun. What an achievement! xxx

  • Mage Bailey

    Hope you had a glorious day. Thank you for being you and sharing yourself with all of us.

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