S: Happy 80th Birthday Grandpa Merv! 2011
FC: Happy 80th Birthday Grandpa Merv
1: Dearest Merv, In celebration of your 80th birthday, we wanted to reflect on our treasured memories from all of the wonderful years we have spent with you. Happy Birthday With Love, From Your Family | "A Family Is A Gift That Lasts Forever"
3: "A father's love warms the heart of his children forever."
5: "To the world you are one person, but to one person you are the world."
9: "Grandpas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever."
10: One of the most powerful handclasps in the world is that of a grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. -Joy Hargrove
14: "It takes a long time to grow young." -Pablo Picasso-
16: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. -Joyce Brothers
18: "Grandfathers, like heroes, are as necessary to a child's growth as vitamins." -Joyce Allston
23: A truly rich man is one whose children run in to his arms when his hands are empty.
24: Grandfathers are there to help their grandchildren get in to mischief they haven't thought of yet. - Gene Perret -
30: And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. -Abraham Lincoln
32: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. | A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.
36: "He didn't tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it." -Clarence Budington Kelland
38: "In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future." - Alex Haley -
40: "If wrinkles must be written upon our brow, let them not be written upon the heart; the spirit should never grow old."
43: The best place to be when you're sad is grandpa's lap. -Author Unknown
45: "I'm not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any man as much." - Hedy Lamarr
46: "The family is one of nature's masterpieces." -George Santayana
48: Family faces are like magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future. - Gail Lumet Buckley
50: Grandfathers are for loving, catching fish and fixing things.
52: A grandfather is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher and a little bit best friend...