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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Pics of Dad's 88th! (See post below)

It was a great party and the cake was sensationally delicious!



Blogger Nancy Dancehall said...

Aw, he looks like a sweetie! Happy birthday, Mother's Father! :-)

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Blogger Diana said...

Oh, that cake looks divine. I loooooooooove cake.

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Blogger Richard said...

Happy belated birthday!

Looks like he was smiling, leading me to infer he had a good time.

It looks like a lovely cake and I am glad he is secure enough to insist on it being pink. Mind you, not knowing what kind of icing it is, I would suppose it was originally coloured using available fruits (like strawberries or raspberries - though, blueberry season is definitely closer to his birthday).

I hope he had ice cream. What is a party without ice cream?

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Blogger gr said...


Thursday, August 09, 2007

Anonymous chase said...

The cake looks great and he looks so young to be 88. Wonderful and wishing your dad many more bdays to come!

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Nancy: He is a sweetie! He loved it! Thanks!

Diana: The icing was especially good. The secret was to add a cup of whipped cream with the icing sugar and cup of butter. Had never heard of that! And yes, I had some and did more insulin!

Richard: Thanks! He is most often smiling and loves celebrations.

Yeah, the pink thing from his mom's cakes is precious and cool I think. He is extremely secure and very assertive Type A personality.

Maybe when his mom made it but now it's likely Red Dye #4, but at 88, who cares if you're a little hyper?!!!

Actually, we didn't have ice cream...just too busy savouring the sweet icing and never thought of it!

Gr: Yeah, imagine!

Chase: Thanks! You would have loved this cake!

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Blogger GrizzBabe said...

Dad looks to be a spry 88!

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Blogger twilite said...

Hi moi...your dad looks youthful for 88! May he has many many more years and strong! (What's his secret?)

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

A belated HAPPY 88th BIRTHDAY to your Daddy...
My dear friend Betty had her 88th on May 23rd, and that was celebrated here by a Ladies Who Lubch...I think I posted all the pictures for that one on May 25th or 26th...It was a fun celebration, too!

May your Daddy have many many more wonderful Birthdays with many many more Beautiful cakes!

Friday, August 10, 2007

Blogger Maggie said...

88 - What a trooper. Happy Birthday MOI's Dad!

Friday, August 10, 2007

Anonymous Coll said...

Wow... he looks great at 88. :-)

Happy Birthday. :-)

Friday, August 10, 2007

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Grizz: Yes, he is! Wish I had his spryness now!

Twilite: Thanks, I'll tell him! He's say the secret was opening the bar every day for his before dinner drink of scotch or rum!

Old Old Lady: Thanks so much! I hope so too.

Maggie: Thanks, he is just that!

Coll: He's lucky and he's always looked great!

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Blogger Lynette said...

Your Dad looks way too young to be 88! What a wonderful smile he has and the cake is sooo pretty!! Hugs and Happy Birthday to your Dad M.O.I.!

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Lynette: Thanks! He does look young and is very youthful in spirit.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Blogger Rapunzel said...

What a handsome man! Happy Birthday!

Monday, August 13, 2007

Blogger mystic rose said...!! Thats amazing! And hes looking so smashingly good. A very Happy Birthday to him.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Anonymous colleen said...

What a blessing! He looks great!

88 is my favorite number, but I'm not in hurry to be that age.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Rapunzel: Yes he should have seen him when he was younger! He looked dapper in his tailor-made 3-piece suits!

Mystic: Thanks! He looks excellent for his age.

Colleen: It is a very lucky number and especially this year for him!

Monday, August 13, 2007


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