Saturday, April 4, 2009

Surprise!


Well, the long awaited and carefully planned day for a month or more finally arrived yesterday. All my husband's daughters arrived on the scene for a SURPRISE pre-birthday party for him. He turns the big 65 this month. I saw that particular birthday years ago but being older and wiser thought I'd ease him through it with a diversion by arranging for his daughters from out of state to fly into Las Vegas then drive up to our door in a rental car and knock. Surprise! Later his oldest daughter drove in from central Utah with her hubby. The other hubbies are home watching the kiddies-thanks guys. It will be a sister's reunion too as the four daughters each live in a different state-Utah, New Mexico, California and Seattle, Washington. It's makes it a real challenge to ever get together except for special occasions. (Photo below the surprised dad with daughters l-r Sarah, Katherine, Alicia and Deborah.)

11 comments:

Jo, a retired teacher said...

What a terrific idea you had! And how wonderful that the daughters were able to make it happen. I hope everyone has a fabulous time.

Brenda Leyland said...

What a wonderful way to celebrate! Happy 65th Birthday to your husband!

Sylvia K said...

What a great idea! and a great way to celebrate the big 65! too long ago for me to even remember!!!! Have a great celebration of life and joy!

Terri Tiffany said...

What a wonderful surprise! That will be a memory to talk about for years:))

Linda Reeder said...

Very cool. Good job, Lin.

dellgirl said...

What a beautiful family, the photos are great! I love seeing happy smiling reunions. Congratulations to hubby on the milestone birthday.Tell him happy birthday from Leona in Texas. Thanks for sharing, Lin.

renaye said...

wow. i don't remember when was my last birthday party.

Kay said...

Too TOO fabulous, Lin! What a wonderful idea that was. I know your husband will always remember this birthday.

ramblingwoods.com said...

What a wonderful idea and you can see how happy he is. Happy Birthday!

gremhog susan.hatch@gmail.com said...

L@@K at that great grin on his face in the first pix! He's so pleased!

mom/caryn said...

Now what in the heck is he going to do for you to compare with his birthday surprise?? Oh, yeah. I think we decided a cruise might work. What a perfect, perfect thing to do. It was a gift for everybody!