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Feb 20

Birthday Joy

Tomorrow my mother-in-law, Judy, celebrates a milestone birthday, and my last few weeks have been spent preparing a very special gift for her.  In early January I wrote to all her family and friends and asked them to send me memories, photos, and cards to compile into a surprise scrapbook.   And her family and friends came through with flying colors!  Along with other gifts we were able to give it to her today, and it was very special to see her react to 72 pages of special memories!

Each of us worked on special pages for her.

Stanley

Luke

Ben

Kevin and I

It was an awesome project, and I’m so happy to have the opportunity to honor Judy in this way.

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3 comments

  1. me

    Hi Sallie,

    WOW! was the word I use all night, I woke up at 2 this morning and relived my memories all over again. WOW! Just to think of all the work you put in for me when your life was full of other stuff you had to do. WOW! you are awesome!

    Me, who is now officially 70.

  2. Nina

    Judy & I are blessed to have such wonderful talented children & grands. Tell Judy I love her & sorry I couldn’t be there to add to the memories, good memories.
    See you in March! love to everyone, mom

  3. Laurie

    Dear Sallie,
    What an awesome keepsake you put together for Judy! I was so impressed with the amount of time, effort and love you put into honoring her! Thanks for letting us all share in the celebration of her life!

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