Thursday, March 1, 2007
Daddy's 80th Birthday!
Well, I guess it's true. It's really March! I must say good-bye to February, and all the fun it was. The big deal about February this year, was that it was my dad's 80th birthday! And woohoo! did we kids celebrate!!! Our family loves to make a big to-do when it's someone's birthday. And he actually was the recipient of 6 different occasions to have "Happy Birthday" sung to him! And at several of those occasions, over a period of several days, he received candles on 3 different cakes plus a peach pie!!! And he was so gracious and appreciative at each singing and never tried to diminish our enthusiastic voices. How gracious, loving and distinguished he is really shows! Here he is at Bennihana Japanese Restaurant! I made him the 80 plaque, and next to him is his dear wife, my mom! Happy Birthday, Daddy!
February also brought our first snow here in the foothills, the first blooms of my calla lilies and camelias, the first season's thunder, Valentine's Day, Roberta's brief but fun visit from NC for our Dad's birthday, and many other memories of happy times.
Talking about being happy, here's a few quotes for you:
"Happiness, not in another place, but this place...not for another hour, but this hour..."
"Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it." J. Prevert
March is here! Happy Birthday today, Heidi! Like I said, our family LOVES birthdays and we have 7 (*seven*) March birthdays to celebrate!