Thursday, September 27, 2012

John's 65th Birthday

September 25th was my 65th birthday.  Sigrid treated me to two days of celebrations including a couple of movies, dining, and a small gathering at our house for the official "blowing out the candle" ceremony.

I like apple and cherry pies much better than I do cakes, so Edel DeMaria made me a great cherry pie.

We used only one candle on the pie rather then 65 of them.  A few years ago, we had a scare when we tried to use a candle for each year.  When the candles were all lit, the flames joined together into a vortex that got really big.....I thought we would burn down the house.  We finally got the candles out, but it wasn't a one person job.  One candle is enough when you get this old.

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