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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Celebrate---August 29

Discover. Play. Build.

The  assembled group

At Elk Lake, a favorite vacation spot

Me and my siblings

Mom and Dad with grandkids
Mom is telling us a story of growing up in the part of the country. Lovely setting.

Today I celebrate family. Two weeks ago we had a family reunion and gathered in Central Oregon. My dad is 87 and his health is failing; my parents celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary; all my siblings and most of my children and nieces/nephews were able to be with us for a few days. Every day and every event with Dad is a day to celebrate.

5 comments:

  1. Love these pics from your family celebration and knowing that you were sharing stories too...best celebration ever!

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  2. You are fortunate that you all could be together. Love seeing the happy pictures.

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  3. Wow! 64 years is amazing. My parents would have been 63 years this summer and my dad is really missing mom. It is good that we can be there for our parents.

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  4. What a lovely celebration of your family and the love you all share.

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  5. What a great celebration! You will all treasure these wonderful memories. We just had a 90th birthday celebration weekend for my mother-in-law. It is so much better to celebrate our parents while they are still with us.

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