Sunday, July 25, 2010

Grandpa's 95th Shindig

We just returned from a weekend on the river. We celebrated my Grandpa's 95th birthday. Wowie! Just a few months ago we were welcoming Kadin into this world. then I was fighting for life, and we reached full circle and celebrated Grandpa's birthday. He is simply incredible and as my Uncle puts it, he is responsible for this all, meaning the four generations of my family that were represented. We missed a lot of family, but overall had an excellent time. Grandpa as always enjoyed his chocolate cake and icing, which I had the honor of baking. As I hear, it was yummy! Thank you Pillsbury! It is amazing to think of all that my Grandpa has done and what he has been through. During times like these it makes me miss my Grandma, his love of 60+ years. I do think that she was sitting up in Heaven gazing down on the day, just whispering sweet nothings into his ear as he dozed off in his chair. My sister and I shared camera duties and got some great pictures of those that were there. My sister got an awesome picture of my Grandpa with his cake proudly displaying the numbers 95! What an accomplishment. He is certainly an excellent man of God who has created a beautiful legacy to which I am so proud to be part of.

Side note: I am including the picture of my Grandpa with his cake in my blog, but I had to proudly display my new favorite piece of clothing given to me by my sister in my screen picture. It states "a brain tumor messed with the wrong chick." Gotta love it. Yes, that tumor did pick the wrong chick, but hey better me than someone else :0)



  1. I wish I could have been there. Thank you for posting that picture of Grandpa. Xoxo, jacob

  2. We wish you could have been there too! I hear that you and Tonya had a great visit with Grandpa. Hope you are well and training is not too tiring. Thinking of you both. Jess