Happy 90th

Sunday we celebrated John’s Uncle Bud’s 90th birthday, but today is his real birthday so this is written in his honor.

Bud and John, two men who know how to wear a bow tie.
Bud and John, two men who know how to wear a bow tie.

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
–Lucille Ball

What's a party without good food, cards and a pianist to play Happy Birthday.
What’s a party without good food, cards and a pianist to play Happy Birthday.

“The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.”

–Pope Paul VI

What better than a Picasso inspired birthday cake for an art lover?
What better than a Picasso inspired birthday cake for an art lover?

“It takes a long time to become young.”

–Pablo Picasso

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked.
–Pearl S. Buck

Bud with his youngest great grandchild. (Thanks, John, for this picture.)
Bud with his youngest great grandchild. (Thanks, John, for this picture.)

 

Time to Celebrate

Happy birthday, Sarah!

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May your 26th year be as wonderful as number 25, but really…you don’t have to pack quite so much into a single year.

A wedding and all the parties, events and work that led up to the big day.

 

Graduations for you and Daniel and well as new jobs for both of you.

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The purchase of your first house.

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You made the most of your 25th year. Hope 26 is just as wonderful!

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And don’t lose your fun loving spirit!

Friday the 13th…a day to celebrate

Today’s my best friend’s birthday. I won’t reveal his age, but will say he’s older than me. Now that the cake is in the oven, it’s time recognize John with a Top 10 List.

So here it is, the Top 10 things I love about the birthday boy:

1) He loves the beach.

RSCN02952) He never complains about living in a house full of girls. (Although, he’s been known to put us all in our own rooms for acting up.)

IMG_43913) He cooks! Even when camping.

 

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4) He took good care of his mother and continues to take good care of his family.

5) He’s a good sport, even when playing games that aren’t his favorite.

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6) He’s a great fisherman who takes pleasure in helping others catch a big one.

7) He works hard not only at his job but at home as well.

 

8) He knows how to walk his daughter’s down the aisle.

9) He’s a sailor and a wannabe pirate.

 

10) He’s put up with me for almost forty years.

Happy happy!

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