S: The First 60 Years
BC: Created for Deb Greening's 60th Birthday With love & fond memories
FC: Happy Birthday! | We hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true!
1: Today is your day! | We started collecting memories and it became a list of reasons why we love you! | Happy 60th Birthday!!
2: Make a wish! | Reason 60 | Reason 59 | Deb wearing the neck air conditioner that Dan gave her for Christmas | Harry & Paintface: Deb and Pat's make believe husbands
3: friends | Reason 58 | Deb got her first new car, the Thunderbird... Deb took John & Bill to the A &W and they spilled Root Bear on the backseat
4: The more candles, the bigger the wish! | Reason 57 | Reason 56 | Tour Guide Extraordinare DC, Ireland, Dallas, New York...anywhere you want to go! | Jason going to the capital of Iowa with Deb and wondering if he would have to carry her to the top of the steps!
5: Reason 55 | Deb took Trisha and Rachel to New York and allowed them to jump into an unmarked van after Good Morning America and thank heavens it did deliver them to the next talk show!
6: Reason 54 | Reason 53 | Many good memories of Deb on the Alaskan Cruise with Pat and Butch | Faded Memory for Connie... but the time she drove Deb's car into the shed at the Evansville house.
7: Reason 52 | In reference to Reason 53...when we told mom about the incident and she never found it funny...even years later!
8: June 17, 1950 | Reason 51 | Reason 50 | Deb's awesome love and dedication to Megan | Never forget when Deb was the 1,000th Customer in a KC restaurant....ohhhh...nopeMark was pounding on the door to let her know about the bomb scare!!
9: Wishing you everything happy for your birthday! | Happy Birthday! | Reason 49 | Deb's 50th surprise party. Everyone really got her on that one....believe it was 10 years ago!?!?
10: Reason 48 | Ben and Andrew having to push Aunt Deb around in a wheel chair in San Diego. Little did they know....this was a much better option than actually walking around town with her at her snail speed!
11: Birthday Girl! | A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends. | Reason 47 | The biggest Christmas tree in the history of trees!
12: Reason 46 | Reason 45 | Washington DC trip: "Depress, Depress, Depress"...nope, she meant "Deep Breath" | Bill says "what better place to spend your 40th Birthday than New York with Deb?"
13: Birthday Wishes | S. W. A. K | Reason 44 | Reason 43 | She is like the living embodiment of Gloria | The many many many downtown Dallas and Kennedy Memorial tours!
14: Time to Celebrate! | Reason 42 | Reason 41 | Watching Deb and John Paulson making out in the car in front of the house | When Deb was on the back porch in her 15th year and got excited and scared and HOLY COW actually wet her pants!
15: Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. | Reason 40 | Reason 39 | Only person we know who dated someone named Bugnose | Deb looked HOT in her little Blue Devil cheerleading outfit!
16: Make a Wish! | Reason 38 | Reason 37 | All of us have a memory with Deb at a Casino somewhere USA...she pulls the one arm bandit like it's a win every time! | Trisha and Connie getting the Dallas tour and Deb welcoming Trisha to UTD! Sorry your first apartment ended up in the slums!
17: ReaRRR | Reason 35 | Reason 36 | Hard to believe Deb has become such a successful farmer in her late 50's! We hear she's an awesome Farmville neighbor! | "Oh Bugdust!"
18: Reason 34 | John, Doug and Mark stopped on their trip to Padre Island and Deb and company scared the crap out of them....memory says a fake cop was involved!
19: Reason 33 | Reason 32 | Deb wearing her assortment of sun hats, including the ever famous "platypus hat" | 60 years old and you still haven't figured out how to get cable at your house??
20: Reason 30 | Reason 31 | Deb cruising in the PT Cruiser | Beating Deb on the stand up cribbage board | Reason 29 Crabs for breakfast!
21: Reason 28 | Fine wine connoisseur: Sangria wine where are you now? | Reason 27 | Picture this: Deb explaining to Mark the lyrics to the Steve Miller Band song... The Joker
22: The party's here! | Reason 26 | Farkle games... she is the queen of Farkle | Reason 25 | In the world according to Deb: The glass is always half full!
23: Good Times! | Reason 24 | SO many memories of the scary monk tours! | Reason 23 | Connie remembers the heartfelt letter and support after mom died & how much it meant to her
24: Reason 22 | The hot years, seeing Deb in a sleeveless nightgown during an Iowa blizzard. My how times change! | Reason 21 | Loving and fun Grandma | Avery goes here
25: A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.
26: We love you! | Reason 20 | Reason 19 | Won't ever forget the rat crawling up the wall on the trip to Beaumont | Deb moved to Dallas and dad always talked about the "kids coming home"
27: family | Reason 18 | Nick monitoring Deb's navigation skills on their trip to San Diego (of course he never shared with her if she was on the right track or not!)
28: The more candles, the bigger the wish! | Reason 17 | Reason 16 | Deb, we all remember you as a better cheerleader than Suzie Gray! | Every family needs a historian and you are ours!
29: Reason 15 | The meltdown at Six Flags Deb found out she could've saved a few dollars if she had brought along an empty coke can. We didn't know whether to laugh or run!
30: Reason 14 | Reason 13 | The back flop on the snorkel trip in the Caribbean with Sherri..even the turtles sat up and looked around! | Generosity Deb would do anything for anyone! Helps with finances, trips, & boarding people from every generation
31: Reason 12 | Bill fondly remembers sharing seafood with you in the great Northwest
32: June 17, 1950 | Reason 11 | Reason 10 | Support and love for her children and and all their endeavors | Remember how you laughed when Mark dropped off Bills golf clubs at the wrong house?
33: Wishing you everything happy for your birthday! | Happy Birthday! | Reason 9 | Lying for your children in order to get them out of speeding tickets....suuuure, Ryan was sick!
34: Reason 8 | Pat and Sherri both have wonderful memories of time spent with you at Disney World. Pat says you walk at her pace and rest frequently, snack often...what a wonderful companion at the Happiest Place in the World!
35: Reason 7 | Reason 6 | Where you find Deb, you find a fan and a book....nap time anyone? | Many good memories at Ojedas...seems like should pay you a commission!
36: Time to Celebrate! | Reason 5 | Reason 4 | Spending time with the 4 big girls at Wet N Wild and eating Grandy's chicken there! | Hanging out by the backyard pool and ordering Mama's Pizza and admiring your gardening work
37: Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. | Reason 3 | Reason 2 | You are a role model for strong work ethics and dedication - the "mafia boss, Sonny" didn't know what he lost | Simply laughing! We laugh every time we're with you!
38: Today is your day! | The memory that was on every list, from every sibling was your wedding day! Remember that day? We believe it took place on the surface of the sun with an approximate temp of 2,466 degrees! | Reason 1
39: We hope you know that you are a wonderful: Person, Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandma, Aunt and you are loved more every single day!