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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

Happy Birthday, Dad!

Many, many years ago . . .

in a land far, far away . . .

a baby boy was born.

Happy, happy birthday, Dad!!!

Postscript:  Tucker just caught a squirrel.  A flying squirrel.  In the house.

Note to worthless cats:  If you catch critters, you are supposed to kill them.  Especially if you plan on bringing them into the house to "show off".  Mom is NOT impressed.


  1. Happy Birthday to your dad-and ugh, what a way to start the day with a squirrel in the house!

  2. Happy birthday Papa Pea! Yea, a flying squirrel? Maybe the cats were trying to give grandpa a birthday present?

  3. I love old time pictures,so nostalgic,oh and a tell your papa to have a good birthday too.

  4. Happy Birthday to Papa Pea!

  5. Happy Birthday (slightly belated) Papa Pea!!!! What an adorable photograph!


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