One of the last people to use the porch before it became too excruciatingly hot this summer was Shari. Her sweet husband, Jim, planned a surprise 50th birthday party for her. He was so cute, worried about all the details. It ended up being really nice!
Our lookout fell down on the job, so by the time I located my camera to start taking pictures, she was half way across the room and in the middle of hugging people.
This is her husband, Jim, the instigator:
This is Shari, realizing when she stepped out back that there were a lot more people!
Blowing out her candles:
A group of Shari's admirers:
Thanks for coming to our "adoption party", Shari! Hopefully sometime this year we'll be able to have the REAL one! Glad you were surprised. We all love you.