Today’s my dad’s 81st birthday. He’s hard to buy for, but there’s one thing that makes him light up. A card with a fresh dollar bill inside. He said it brings back all the excitement he felt as a kid when he’d open a greeting card and find a buck inside.
Last year the family bombarded him with birthday cards containing dollar bills. We also went to brunch and celebrated with my siblings, their spouses, the grandkids, and great-grandchildren.
Dad received separate cards from each family member and also from many of our pets!
He’s still physically fit. Below is short video of Dad dancing and joking around in front of the green screen I rigged up on Christmas Day. I took some costumes, funky wigs, and hats just for fun. (If you missed that post, you can read about Green Screen Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make here.)
The background I used for this new green screen video might make you dizzy, but it kind of fits the pink wig. Dad was dancing to “Gimme More” by Brittany Spears!
This post wouldn’t be complete without acknowledging my beautiful mom, the one who stood by Dad through good times and bad. I’m truly blessed to have both of them in my life.
Happy Birthday, Dad!
Do you have a crazy family, too? Are there any milestone birthdays or celebrations coming up in your family that you’re looking forward to? You know I love hearing from you, so please leave a comment below.
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