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Birthday Party-How Many of You will get to 100????

Saturday, September 10, 2011

I am totally wiped out tonite, but the emoticon (party) was a huge success. I have had a difficult time keeping this from dad but he was surprised. I was totally amazed by the turnout. We had 17 family members attend and there were 86 who attended and several who could not make it stopped by his house either before or afterwards. My 6 grandkids sent by e-mail a recording of them singing Happy Birthday to their great-grandpa which we played at the party.
I was blessed with lots of wonderful helpers.

We set a beautiful room up last evening.

Dad arrived and was a bit suspicious when he saw all the golf carts in front of the clubhouse.

Wow, where did all these people come from??

So many wonderful friends came out to celebrate the day with us.

Dad with all 4 of us kids.

Yum, yum, let there be cake!

This is the whole clan that was able to make it to the party

And now my dear Spark friends, I am going to get some much needed rest!!!
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  • MOMMA_BEAR_69
    CONGRATULATIONS and HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to your Dad!!! What a wonderful surprise, great pictures and marvelous memories!!! You did a super job on the party. WAY TO GO!!!
    3452 days ago
  • SLENDERELLA61
    How positively awesome!! BIG CONGRATS to your dad on 100! And to you for putting one such a great party. Enjoy those good genes!!
    3462 days ago
  • MSLZZY
    What a great surprise and a day you'll never forget. HUGS!
    3464 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5123585
    What a wonderful surprise and I'm glad so many family members were able to make it. I know it was a lot of hard work, but I'm sure it was well worth all the effort! Now you can sit back & relax for a little while.
    3464 days ago
  • no profile photo CD8667808
    How wonderful! Good job keeping him surprised.
    Rest well, friend!
    3464 days ago
  • DOODIE59
    Hi Pat
    Somehow along the way I didn't realize it was your father's birthday you were planning! ... I was as surprised as he was!! Looks like a good time was had by all:) Congratulations on all the hard work. Now you can give yourself a break.

    Enjoy the rest of the week --
    Deirdre
    3464 days ago
  • OURELEE1
    Great pictures.
    3464 days ago
  • FANGFACEKITTY
    What a wonderful surprise for him!
    3464 days ago
  • FROSTY99
    I really didn't take long to look at the pics, Dad looks like a litte kid amongst all of us-like a tiny little person in a field of giants!
    3465 days ago
  • MISTYRIVER64
    Fabulous! I'm so glad your Dad was surprised. I know you must have worked very hard to get it all ready for him and he must be very proud of you. Imagine a 100th birthday party - and he looks wonderful too!
    3465 days ago
  • JULIAINLA
    Wow -wonderful looking event, great pictures! emoticon
    3465 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/10/2011 10:43:50 PM
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