Monday, August 30, 2010

King of the Castle!

Regardless of our age, our birthday's should be filled with fun from the time we get up until bedtime! Grandpa Tilton is the "King of the Castle" most days anyway, but we tried to make the day special for him last Saturday. We went to his favorite BBQ hangout and tied on the old feedbag, we came home and had cake and ice cream and then opened presents!

But if you asked Grandpa his favorite thing about the day, he'd most likely say the time he spent with Great Grandson's. Deep conversations that he now feels driven to share. Words of wisdom, bits of advice, even stories from long ago when he was a boy.

While Grandpa advises the boys, Stephanie and her Grandma share secrets in the kitchen.

 I can hear giggling but I don't have any idea what they were talking about!

Later Stephanie shows Grandma her Ipod pictures...

"just do this Grandma"

Texas pictures, treehouses and Easter egg hunts..

Now Grandma wants an Ipod!


  1. We know what Grandma is getting or her birthday! When we had my my mom and dad's 60th wedding anniversay honestly we put a lot of thought and effort into know what my mom said was her favorite part?....all 16 of her grandchildren were there!..sweet..

  2. Happy birthday to grandpa Tilton. And good on grandma for wanting an iPod!

  3. Looks like everyone had a wonderful time at the celebration. I've had an ipod for almost 2 years and just now learned how to use it thanks to one of my grandsons.

  4. That is so great that you all did that for glad you still have him..they are such a blessing in our lives aren't they???

  5. Go, Granny, Go! Might as well go all the way and get her an iPhone.

  6. What sweet photos! Many more happy birthdays to come!

  7. Beautiful pictures. Every one is having a fun time and creating precious memories.

  8. Hi Joycee! What precious moments these are and your photo's will be treasured always. Happy Birthday to Grandpa! Looks as though Grandma and Granddaughter are sharing some special moments too. This is what family is all about. Enjoy your week! Maura :)


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