We drove 3 1/2 hours one way to visit my dad to celebrate his 70th birthday party. And then drove back home the same day. It was a long ride but luckily my husband did all of the driving. I know, I am spoiled!
It was really hot outside and we sat and talked and then we hit the limit of hotness and moved inside to air conditioning. I think I read somewhere that it takes two weeks for your body to be used to extreme hot temperatures without air conditioning. I will blame my cushy life with AC as to why I am intolerant to high heat!!
My sister and I thought of how we could make this party a surprise party. It was hard since we wanted our dad to cook the meat ;) We brought side dishes and our step mom made the roasted potatoes and the birthday cake.
The entertainment was fun and there were a couple of singalongs. Most of the music is "their" music.....I am proud I knew two of them!!! (one was by the Decemberists, do not ask which one)
My sister and I managed to snag a couple of minutes on a brief walk to take some photos. She mentioned that she might be visiting us in August. I have all my fingers and toes crossed that this works out with her family.
great pictures, Karen! thanks for sharing ;)ReplyDelete
How great to share a wonderful birthday with your Dad. My fingers are crossed that your sister gets to make her visit. There is nothing like sister's! xxReplyDelete
Great pictures and a great birthday celebration! Hope your sis can visit next month :)ReplyDelete
It sounds like a wonderful kind of day spent with family. Your photos are wonderful!ReplyDelete
LOL! "Their music" ;-). I bet my son says that about our Psychedelic Furs and Morrissey one day ;-)...but so far, he's digging our station - especially Guns & Roses lol!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful birthday for your father! That cake looks beautiful. Hope you get that visit with your sister - my sister and I were just lamenting our distance.ReplyDelete