S: CELEBRATING 70
FC: this little girl is all grown up... | Let's Celebrate
1: Oh No ... Merrill's turning the Big SEVEN - OH | The Wine will be poured, The Table all set, An Amazing WEEKEND is planned That Merrill will NEVER forget! So, if you can make it, Here's a word to the wise... Make sure you come early. cuz it's a SURPRISE !!!
2: The Invitations were sent, the Activities Planned !
5: THE LOCATION ARRANGED Thank you ! Mike ad Debbie for the use of your fabulous NORTHSTAR home !
6: Getting ready for the Party!!! | A Piece of Cake for Kelly!!!
8: Serving Stations | The set up is done !
9: Refrigerator Full !
11: and... family ! | The Guests arrived a whole day early, just to party on their own . . . No worry, . . the secret has been kept. Merrill's arriving all ALONE ! ! !
12: Breakfast. . . .
13: Anyone ???
14: How about Lunch?
15: Coming right up. . .
16: Arrival Time !
17: Surprise !!! | We did it !!!
18: Birthday Girl!
19: Today is your day!
20: A gathering of family and friends; here's wishing everyone great happiness, and a joy that never ends.
22: First Stop!!! Wine Tasting Truckee River Winery
24: Then it's off for Desert!!!
26: Eat Desert First!
27: THANK YOU STACEY
28: Happy Birthday! Grandma!
29: More Desert Celebration!!!
30: Sharon & Jerry | Susan & George | Carolyn | Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years.
31: Donna & Lee | Carole & Hal | Audrey | Remember to Eat Desert First!!!
32: Then the Girls had a day of Shopping!
33: and the Guys went Golfing . . .
34: Ready for The BIG 70!!!
35: With Girlfriends and Guy friends!!!
36: Too ! | and . . .
39: With those you love !
40: The Table is Set
41: Birthday Celebration Dinner !
42: All dressed up with somewhere to GO!!!
43: Before Dinner Fun
44: The Perfect Meal
45: Ready to Eat!!!
46: SUSAN | SHARON | CAROLE | With Special
47: AUDREY | CAROLYN | DONNA | Girlfriends
48: with . . .
50: Having a party all his own!!!
51: YUMMY, YUMMY in my TUMMY..
52: After Dinner Fun!!!
53: Well behaved women, rarely make history...
54: Revenge of the little People ! | Guys want in the action too !!!
55: Snooze you Lose!
56: Donna & Lee | Carole & Hal | George & Susan | Jerry & Sharon | What Fun !
57: Carolyn & Audrey | Tammy | Blaine & Danielle | Kelly & Mom | We had !
58: American Honey This little girl grew up on the side of the road Where church bells ring and strong love grows She grew up good, she grew up slow Like American honey Steady as a preacher, free as a weed Couldn't wait to get going, but wasn't quite ready to leave So innocent and sweet Like American honey There's a wild, wild whisper blowing in the wind Calling out my name like a long lost friend Oh I miss those days as the years go by Oh nothings sweeter than summertime And American Honey
59: This little girl...
60: What a way to | Thank you for such a special Birthday Week-end ! Kelly & Stacey you are amazing daughters beyond words. My life is so blessed to have such beautiful family and friends in it! Love, Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma and Friend ! | "70"
61: So grateful to have both of you in my life !