so: milestone time


2014 is a big year for milestone birthdays in my life. Tonight we went to a friend’s surprise 40th birthday party. He thought he was having dinner with his wife, kids, parents and sister, but instead he had all sorts of friends yelling “Happy Birthday!” when he walked into the room at the pub. It was a good surprise.

Closer to home, Bruce is having a very big birthday in just a little over a week. His big birthday wish was to attend the 80s music weekend Rewind Festival in Macclesfield in the northern part of England back in August. Don’t worry, I’ll share more about our UK adventure on the birthday boy’s big day.

But the biggest of all the milestones about to happen is my dear grandmother’s birthday. Lillian’s going to be 100 on Christmas Eve. Everyone in her family is doing little things to make her birthday more special (as if you could make the anniversary of being on this big blue marble for a century more special). People are flying in from all over. There are several parties planned. Grandma’s got her outfits all picked out. She’s ready for this big day to happen.

I’ve been bugging politicians, movie stars, authors, singers, friends, all sorts of people to send her a birthday wish. Since I started in October, Grandma’s been getting wishes galore already. A good thing since she loves mail almost as much as I do.

Today’s gratuitious dog photo of the day shows how inseparable the newest Gs are:



8 thoughts on “so: milestone time

  1. I was so excited to get that card for her. I am happy to hear she is now making plans for her birthday. I can not wait to see how cute she looks in her 100tg birthday outfit. I’m sure she picked something very special!

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  2. Best wishes from this side of the pond for, Thanksgiving, Birthdays, Christmas, New Year, safe travelling on all your journeys and Milo (our dog) sends big barks to the G’s hope I have not missed out on anyone Julie.

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  3. I thought I was auto-subscribed to get updates when you post. Apparently not bc I am just now seeing that you’ve got 6 or 7 posts here I haven’t seen. At any rate, I have to say that is an awfully cute title picture. I may have to borrow it…..

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