26 February 2012

I Don't Usually Post on Sundays...

...But, today there's a good reason to make an exception.

It's my Grandpa's birthday today, and he's one of the greatest guys I know.


Besides being an amazing Father and Grandfather, my Grandpa...

Dedicated his entire career to keeping our country safe...

Has the greatest sense of humor...

Loves In-N-Out Burger more than just about anything...

Is one of the best story tellers I know {and one of the funniest}...

{Although for some reason he never wants to tell us the story of how he ended up with a tattoo of a skunk on his forearm named "Stinky".  His only comment on that one is that it's from his days in the Navy ;)}

Is an avid outdoors-man and loves anything to do with camping, hiking, or fishing.... 

Has an absolute passion for trains {in any size, shape, or form}...

Has traveled all over the world...

And has a family who loves and appreciates him more than he will ever know!


Happy Birthday Grandpa!

If anyone's day of birth deserves a celebration, it's yours!


Lots and Lots of Love being sent your way from South Africa.

12 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your Grandpa! He sounds like such a great man.

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  2. Awww, happy birthday to him!!! This is so sweet and I bet it will make his day!!

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  3. Happy Birthday to him! Now I want to know the story about his tattoo.. haha

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  4. Thats sweet. :) I have a grandpa who sounds about the same ... career military, loves fishing and all that, constantly telling stories ... Grandpas are just the greatest.

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  5. Awww so sweet!! Happy Birthday to your sweet grandpa! :)

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  6. So sweet! I just love that he has a skunk tattoo. hehehehe!
    Grandpa's are the best!

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  7. Happy birthday grandpa! And I think we'd be friends, since he loves In-N-Out so much, you know ;)

    xoxo,
    Joelle

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  8. How sweet! And what a beautiful family picture!

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  9. Happy Birthday to your grandpa...he sounds like a really great guy!

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  10. awww aren't grandparents the best?? i love that Austin's grandparents are helping us care for him his first year!

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  11. Yay! Happy Birthday Grandpa (a bit late though)! He sounds like a wonderful person to have in your life :)

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