Coming in the door at the church
cultural center. Surprise! Their oldest
son, Jordan, ushered them in,
telling them that the grandkids were
playing indoorsoccer in the cultural hall.
The daughter-in-law who didn't go to dinner
with everyone so she could co-ordinate all
the decorations and food. How the whole
group kept this party a secret is beyond
None of them look like this. They are
pleasant looking in real life.
I promise they are. Aubrey, a granddaughter.
I didn't have the red-eye flash on.
The newest granddaughter.
nothing. Real photographers don't take
pictures of nothing. And not that any
of these people are nothing--
the pictures are just bad.
kids/grandkids made. Photos of their life
together. It was wonderful.Son, Chris with his daughter. She has been
eating all kinds of things dipped in chocolate.Lizzie, Julie and Gordon's great-grandchild
with her Grandma, Lezlie their daughter.This is Lezlie's daughter-in-law. There
are three generations here. You'd think
I'd have added Julie and Gordon and made
it four, wouldn't you? Not so. Why? Because
I only think of the right thing to do a day late.
Today I thought of it. A day late.
They met when they were all going to college
and lived in the same married housing.
Again, obviously. I think I can take photos
in the dark. Sorry, JoAnne.This was my favorite part of the whole
evening. Lezlie and Brennan did a skit of
their parents, going out to eat. It was
hilarious! Really nailed those two, from Julie
bringing her own water to finding a bargain
meal to taking bunches ofvitamins and quoting
how wonderful they were.
I didn't even get a photo of all the grown
children. I feel bad about that but I know
other people were taking photos too,
surely they were better than I at this.
Mormon's all over the world will recognize
this photo of the basketball floor. It is a
multi purpose room used for playing basketball,
wedding reception, overflow for Sacrament Meeting,
activities for the Scouts, Young
Men's and Young Women's organizations,
Relief Society, Primary, luncheons
after funerals, etc.They had a slide show of photos of the time
they met and were dating to marriage,
children,the three missions they
served for the church, trips, pictures
of all the grandkids, etc.
Happy Anniversary to my sis and her hubby. What a great life you have had together and what a fine posterity you have. You have both enriched our lives and the lives of our children by the way you live, the commitments you keep and your great faith in the Savior.
We love you.