Yesterday, May 20th, was Traci’s 30th Birthday!  And to celebrate Meg, Kelli and JPS threw a surprise dinner party :)  We were very honored to attend.  Everything was absolutely beautiful.  Good food, good friends, good memories and good laughs.

The beautiful table.  It looked like something out of a magazine!


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Lucy and Grandpa


The guest of honor + Rick.  I am just now realizing that they match…

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And here we have Reenie and Mick trying to communicate to someone over their technological devices.  iPhones??  Blackberries??  I don’t know.  And I forget who they were talking to (Col and Alyce??) – but it was funny.


Prater Iced Tea.  Nothing like it.


And there were babies.  Cute cute babies.


And here is Miss Drama Queen herself.  Sitting in the birthday chair.

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On the menu:
Spinach, Strawberry Avocado Salad
Caesar Salad
Steak with a Balsamic Glaze
Broiled Potatoes
Sister Somebodyother Rolls (Reenie thinks maybe Sister Schubert?)
Chocolate Cake

Sorry…all I got pictures of were the salads…

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Rick and Lucy on the trampoline.  Reenie, Michelle and I had our suspicions that, while Lucy loved the trampoline, Rick was using Lucy as an excuse to go jump on it.

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Birthday cake time.  One cake had a 3 on it, the other a 0.  And yes, there were 30 candles.

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And after cake, we all sat around telling Traci stories.  Some were reminiscent, others embarrassing, yet all were either hilarious or encouraging.  My favorite cannot be posted here. 🙂

Happy Birthday, T!  Thanks for being such a dear friend to so many of us!  We love you!!