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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Happy Birthday, Mimi


We left for Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Friday morning!!
A beautiful day with plenty of sunshine and just a touch of what fall will be like.   Temperatures were in the low 80s and absolutely no humidity!!!  Awww, it's nice to be moving!!                      

The hills surrounding middle Tennessee
Castle on the hill

Just outside Tennessee at the Alabama welcome center
Our destination, Murfreesboro, is where the birthday lady lives. Mimi, as most of her family calls her, lives at Stones River Manor which is a beautiful assisted living facility.   Mike's brother, Pat and his wife Carollyn, live right around the corner.  We were there to celebrate Mimi's 95th birthday!!!!
                    
Mimi          

Pat, Mimi and Mike
There is nothing more fun than a birthday party for someone that has lived 95 years, oh what joy!!!!   Our party began at 11:00 with picture taking of Mimi and her two sons....Mike and Pat.   In attendance were her two sons and their families which included four grandchildren and five great grandchildren and two precious friends.                         
Our Son Stephen with Mimi
                             
The menu consisted of fruit and plenty of pizza!!  Just before everyone was too full on pizza we had the traditional birthday cake, singing and blowing out of the candles.              

In all the years I've known Mimi she has been a wonderful example of a wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and friend!!  A fine Christian lady.   Whenever I would walk into their home there was always a warm loving feeling....kind of a secure "come in out of the world" feeling.  She and Pop always made me feel more like a daughter than a daughter-in-law.  I treasure those times and was so glad that I could be there Saturday to help her celebrate 95 wonderful years of a life well lived!!                                
Mimi's  mom lived to reach 101 so I can see we have a lot more celebrating to do!!!   Happy Birthday, Mimi!!!!                  

11 comments:

  1. Happy birthday to Mimi. She is a beautiful lady and does not look like she is 95.3

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    1. Thanks for your comment Carol. She really carries her age well, and her mom lived to be 101.

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    1. Thank you for your comment. It was a wonderful birthday party.

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  3. Precious times. Glad you got to share the day with Mimi.

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    1. Mike, thanks for your comments. It was a special day and we are glad we were able to be there.

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  4. Boy does Mimi look absolutely stunning for 95. What a wonderful celebration for a beautiful lady...inside and out. Happy birthday, Mimi.
    My dad turns 90 in November. Maybe we could fix these two up...hehe

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    1. Thanks for your comments. It was a wonderful celebration. She has maintained her age well, and her mom lived to be 101.

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  5. Happy Birthday to Mimi what a wonderful celebration.

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    1. Thanks for your comment, it was a wonderful celebration.

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  6. Happy birthday to Mimi. She looks feisty and sweet.

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