Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Lindsey’s 30th Birthday!!

Hello blog readers. We know that you've been chomping at the bit for the latest update, and we are behind. Briefly stated a random dog ate our blogposts and kept us from updating as we should have. But we're back now; everything is okay. Please note: This time, I, John, am doing the pictures so please don’t blame Lindsey for any lapse in the normal quality of this blog.

As most of you know, Lindsey has turned 30 since our last update. In point of fact, she turned 30 on May 10.

Caroline and Dyfan graciously hosted a party for Lindsey, and we suggested that tacos would be a good meal. Here you can see Lindsey demonstrating the proper method for making tacos.

Here is Lindsey hanging out with Dyfan and Caroline on their patio.

Lindsey received an absolutely amazing card which gave audio quotes from Mr. Rogers, telling her how special and unique she is. Dyfan, Caroline, and family had never heard of Mr. Rogers so later on we showed them a snippet online. I’m not sure they got it.

Here’s the whole group. Don’t mind the squinting; we were looking into the sun. In the front, starting from the left: Courtney, Nolan, Lindsey, Meredith, John, and Sian. Above: Matt (Courtney’s husband), Debbie and Larry, Dyfan and Caroline. Lloyd was taking the picture.
Lindsey was obviously feeling pretty good about herself as she directed the Birthday song. Don’t worry about the size of the cake, some of us supplemented the cake with gelatos or granita (Sicilian icies) later on.
Here are all the ladies with a view of Chieri behind them. By coincidence, Dyfan and Caroline live in the town that I am researching.
Aloha y'all,
John and Lindsey


  1. Looks like you all had fun!! oh yea, we did didn't we? ha ha. :) Nice pictures!

  2. Thanks to Mr. Rogers, we all felt very special and fancy.

  3. Happy belated birthday Lindsey!!!!!

  4. John - you did a wonderful job! Since we were there for the original it was hard not being there for the big '30' but the pics helped a lot. Blessings to all your friends who helped her feel special.

  5. The hills were alive with the sound of Lindsey...