Being her 93rd Birthday, we had to do something exciting. What is more exciting than putting Grandma in a chair & telling her she can't leave the room until after we've finished with her surprise?
Seeing her reaction to the surprise when you finally let her out of said chair. That was the best reaction I've ever seen.
|"That's so funny!"|
|"What did you |
What was her surprise? Hubby managed to fit 93 candles on her cake.
|"That sure is a lot|
|Count 'em: 93.|
|Grandme & Eddi Girl|
|"Why'd you stab me with|
a fork? It was her!"
|"She did it!" "He did it!"|
While Grandma's reaction to seeing ALL those candles was the most exciting part of the day, lighting the candles was definitely a close second.
|This is why I love my sister in-law. A propane torch|
to light the candles. Because matches would
take too long.
|Big breath in...|
|...huge breath out!|
Hubby & Mom 2 chipped in to help Grandma blow out the candles & I was filming it. When everyone paused to take a second breath, from right next to me came this torrent of wind power as if someone had let loose a field of windmills in the house. This gust of wind came propelling past my right shoulder, over Grandma's head, down onto the table, & blew out the many remaining candles on that cake. Go, Sister! Who knew she was so
I can't forget the doll someone made for Grandma. The entire front & back was labeled with ailments of aging. While I was looking it over, Grandma said, "They're all me. I have all of those!"
Grandma said her buns are so saggy, they're not even on her butt anymore. Who can top that?
|Of course I asked, "The sagging buns|