Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Happy Birthday to my dad

Today is my dad's birthday. He turned 74.....I look at him and REALLY can't believe it, but then, I'm not 6 anymore, am I? A came up with the idea of a surprise. P, my sister, her boyfriend and two of my dad's lifelong friend's and their wives all went to a local restaurant and surprised him. This is his 3rd surprise party. I gave him surprise parties at 50 and 70! Seems he is easy to surprise! My dad sure deserves happiness. He had a tough life growing up and has worked VERY hard his entire life. He graduated from high school at 16, while working my grandparents farm before and after school. My dad is an inspiration and everyone that meets him loves him. I sure do too.


Archie and Melissa said...

hi punchy!
oh how fun! what a great post!

i have blogged about you today. :)



Clover said...

Happy Birthday to Punchy's Dad! He looks so sweet and happy! Nice work on your surprises!

Unknown said...

awww, how sweet!
Your new banner picture is hilarious and perfect.

Unknown said...

Punchy, your dad looks wonderful for his age, and very happy. You can tell he is surrounded by a loving family.
happy holidays to you and all the critterpuggies!

Goodboy Norman Featherstone said...

Happy Birthday Punchy's Dad!!

Sandy said...

It looks like your dad had a great time. He sure has a great smile. I love your new banner!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to your dad! And I love your banner!

Puglette said...

hooray for dad's!!
i just love to hear about women and their dad's...i had a great relationship with mine and really encourage it with hubby and daughter. what a wonderful party!
i think your new photo is soooo sweet!


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