Thursday, August 21, 2008

Gram rocks the 'burgh

When you think of somebody's 89th birthday party, there may be a rocking chair in the imaginary scene, but for my Gram's 89th birthday party, the entire city of Pittsburgh was rocking! Family and friends came in from three states for a surprise celebration that included a baseball game overlooking the fantastic city of my childhood...

followed by a concert and fireworks (with full moon!)...

and gifts of homemade peach chutney from Jesse and a cross stitched and beaded pin made by Leah.

Next day, food and festivities and a visit to the zoo, complete with a live band and baby elephants and, as always, lots of love for my supercool Gram!

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Blogger amy said...

What a fun celebration!

5:35 PM  
Blogger JoVE said...

Holy cow! what are you saving for her 90th? Or her hundredth? Great celebration.

7:31 PM  
Blogger Rani said...

She is a super gram! How on earth did she make it through all those festivities. ANd who organized the whole thing! What a special family you have!

8:39 AM  
Blogger Donna said...

awwww - Happy Birthday to grandma!

3:34 PM  
Blogger Delaney's Duds said...

Sounds like the perfect day. Leah is so talented.

6:11 AM  

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