Celebrating A Man & His Enthusiasm For Life

in life •  2 months ago 

What a crazy week that led into a whirlpool weekend. There were the expected with some curveballs.

So Dad turned 80 on December 9th. The celebration was planned for the 21st accordingly so my brother and his family’d be here.

There already was a tonne of running around for weeks leading up to last week. All the expected. There were a couple of the unexpected but this is supposed to be a happy post so not sharing that.

o1e7oylea0.jpg

We invited his family and what a big family he has. Eight out of his eleven siblings and their kids and their grandkids came to celebrate with him.

We expected 60, around 100 turned up. So you can imagine the chaos but in a very good way.

He was beyond happy to see his family gather, to usher in a new year and a new decade with him. He couldn’t stop talking about it into the next day. All that planning and execution was so worth it.

jb1o2f3b9h.jpg

I have always been told that I look like him. My face, my body, and now I hope my spirit too. His enthusiasm for life is truly inspirational and I wonder if his happy go lucky nature has a lot to do with the well being of his mind and body.

All said and done, wishing many, many years of happiness and good health to my Dad. And to all of us, to embrace life and live it to its fullest.

Cheers,
Sh33la
23Dec19

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Thanks for using eSteem!
Your post has been voted as a part of eSteem encouragement program. Keep up the good work!
Dear reader, Install Android, iOS Mobile app or Windows, Mac, Linux Surfer app, if you haven't already!
Learn more: https://esteem.app
Join our discord: https://discord.me/esteem

Quite the milestone in a life to reach that age. Glad you get that many years with him! Cool so many people showed up to celebrate. Must be a great man. 🤗😘🤗

@alliedforces curate

You got some love from a member of @thealliance family!
Keep up the great work and join us in The Castle sometime!
The #spreadlovenotwar curation campaign is under the guidance of witnesses @enginewitty and @untersatz.
Current VP: 98.99%

Yes, he is a pretty cool guy
I am blessed:D

That is fantastic! CONGRATS to him, and it is heartwarming that you could make him so happy! He has kind eyes, looks like a delightful person to spend time with! 💖

Along with my brother, we managed to pull it off
It was a good one
Now that you mentioned it... I have never really noticed his eyes...

Thanks for sharing your experience with us!
TIBLogo

You have been curated on behalf of Inner Blocks: a community encouraging first hand content, with each individual living their best life, and being responsible for their own well being. #innerblocks Check it out at @innerblocks for the latest information and community updates, or to show your support via delegation.