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May 14, 2011

HAD A PARTY TONIGHT

We celebrated my nephew’s 40th. birthday here tonight.
I remember the day he was born. I was still in high school.
He has always had a special place in my heart. He was my “son” before I had children. He was the son that made me want a son. He holds a place in my heart that is so special and unique.
We had a gathering of his family here. His extended family and a brand new family member who is 5 days old.
So here we were. From 5 days old to 60 years old. We laughed and hugged and reminisced. As always food was an integral part of the gathering. We put out enough food for 3 times the people who were here and yet we still worried about everyone getting enough to eat.
We have marked another milestone. Forty? Five days? Any reason is a good enough reason to get family together and to celebrate.
To my family….I love you all. Y’all come back now, ya hear!

5 comments:

Barb said...

Congrats on the new member....sounds like you all had a wonderful time. blessings ~ barb

MiMi said...

I can't think of a better reason to get together! It sounds lovely and everyone needs snuggle time with a new baby!

Vivienne @ the V Spot said...

There's always a reason to celebrate if we think about it. You didn't have to think to hard to do it for this one! :)

Kasia said...

The post is so sweet. I remembered all of my family, who are across the sea. You are very lucky to have everyone here with you, or at least moderately close. What a inspirational post. And having all generations getting together is wonderful! :) Thank you for sharing this!

Hugs,

Kathy Reed said...

I can so identify. I love reading about other families who gain so much strength from each other. Congratulations!

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