Dapper Dan and his party hat and tie (with monogrammed "tie clip")
BamBam helps Poppy unwrap our "gift"
tool belt and suspenders!
String Bean, whose new love is embroidering, made a "poppy" for Poppy while Kotch, who had to work this weekend, sent a painting she'd done of ....
Poppy's lovely wife of just about 60 years (another big celebration this summer!)
SIL's kids (who are all ADULTS, now! How did that happen????) The one in the middle, just had a baby girl 3 months ago ...
from 2nd cousin
to 2nd cousin
and back to the proud aunt!
Other guests (who refuse to be photograped!) included dh's brother/sil/nephew from Charlotte, Poppy's younger brother, a family friend and of course SIL/dh and me and dh ...
a total of 21 folks celebrating the birth of the Patriarch 80 years ago ....