Alan and the Girls!

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Alan invited everybody to his “BIRTHDAY PARTY” and everybody dressed in their  “cool” easy on the eyes Summer Fashion!

If you were at the party to sing “Happy Birthday Alan” – and  -many – many  – more…   – never can tell  – but,  you may be seeing your  “photo”  here, too!

Sure hope that “whoever”  was taking pictures  – found out how to hold those new kind of cameras  extra  steady  – because it sure looks like  – to me –   that someone moved?!


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“Every Hair in Place!”

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When you have to drop everything you are doing  – when you are a “KID” – that means, that I have to stop playing with my friends  – take a shower  – get myself all dressed up  – as if I was going to England, to visit the Queen of England  – everyone knows that we are related  – all this and that just to pose a half a dozen different ways  – I do not think  that the Queen will remember me,  –   anyway?

Can you tell that  – I’m trying to keep a straight face –  I have to keep my attention where the Photographer is directing me to look – into the camera –  so that when this photo gets hung on the “WALL” and someone is looking at me  – and they move to another part of the room  – they will say, “Alan is following me –  no matter where I go in this room  – he is looking  – right at me!”


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“An Enthusiastic Smile – Wow’s me!”

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“Alan is so KEEN – in all that he does!”  That’s how I would  talk in the 1950’s and  Alan’s eagerness to pose for the best picture for “GRANDMA” to have of him – today – just makes  my day!

When they say –   “kids open up a gift and then   – play with the box”  – that’s not true when it comes to my Grand-son, Alan!  Alan loves to receive gifts that require lots of thought and a million parts – so that he can make something   – per the directions –   and with lots of variations  –  hopefully enough parts to make several items  –  and something that will absolutely “KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF!”

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY” to  You!      “Happy Birthday   –  dear Alan!”


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Every “BOY” needs a Dog!

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How does that saying go? “Every BOY needs a dog to adore him…and a cat to bring him back to reality!”

One thing that I can say for sure is…    “Alan always lets you know with his big smile   –  that what ever gift you just gave to him   –  the gift is worth a million to him!”  Alan’s  “BIG” smile is  the “proof of the pudding”   –   no matter what.  In looking closely at the  “DOG” in this picture – he looks so happy and secure  – with it’s head close to Alan’s heart  –  the “DOG” knows that this is the best place for him to be  – and that is  –  to stay in the arms of Alan,  who will be giving him lots of love and good care!


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“More Makes Merriment!”

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The more we can get together   – the “Merrier”   we can get! When it comes to the time for a  “BIRTHDAY PARTY”   – let’s hurry up and get-together  – now!   July 1st,  will be here before  you know it  –  and like you say – “BIRTHDAYS”  should be celebrated for a  whole week   – just so you know and get the whole  “feelly good deal”  –  seeing all the family and friends  – and enjoying every minute  –  for as long as possible?

“Three Cheers for ALAN”   it’s his  Birthday    – July 1st   –  be there or be square   – everybody is invited!    “OK!” 


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“This is the Life!”

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When you find that you have “TIME”  – to just be with the ones you “LOVE”  – and there is no big hurry to rush  the  time  – that the whole world stops time – just for those  –   who are going to remember these “precious moments”  – for a “LIFE-TIME!”

The “precious children”  you receive  – are only  so small and so enjoyable – if  you will only   remember that   – these “TIMES”  with our small children go by too  fast  – and can never-ever be duplicated   –  Never, ever again  – can we have  – that  wonderful  – short pasage of “TIME”  –  a second  longer or to ever think we will do it once more?

Love your small children now – tomorrow could be too late!


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