Monday, June 13, 2005

Still Wild at 60!

June 13, 1945 - June 13, 2005: I made it!

When I walked into the house on Friday evening, coming back from Germany, a whole bunch of balloons yelled out to me, "SURPRISE!" And at the very top, these two biggies shouted the loudest: "Still Wild at 60!" and "60 and Still Wild!"

Amy did it! It wasn't my birthday yet...3 more days...but she wanted to do something special to surprise me, which she surely did, especially since Donica wouldn't be home with me.

Maybe the biggest surprise is that she chose these balloons out of all the cliches she could have picked! In fact, she told me the saleslady asked if she wanted black balloons to go with the colorful bunch and Amy said, "Oh no; my mom is happy to be turning 60!"

Happy and wild. I like that. Don't ever let me be otherwise! Life is just way too short for the alternative.


  1. and after all of the notes and reminders i had written to call you, i still managed to forget. i'm glad you had a good time. happy (belated) birthday!

  2. Thanks, Silke. It's the thought that counts!

  3. Thanks, Silke. It's the thought that counts!