Friday, September 9, 2011

Happy Birthday To TheBrawnyMan! Two In A Row!

My son-in-law,
TheBrawnyMan
was born twelve years
before my daughter..
Well- 12 years minus one day!

Yesterday we celebrated
TPot's birthday
and today we celebrate his.

We just call them
THE TWINS!

I have very few early
pictures of him..
Can you tell he was kinda naughty?
Yeah...you know...the kind
the kind of kid
that rides his bike across
the school playground after
being told NOT to...

yeah...that kind of naughty.Here he is at the beach..
It's a modest family...
They only show legs.
The neighbors knew them
as the family with the kids
that had "all the arms and legs"

Like...Most people DON'T
have arms and legs?
Hmmm...I think it was just that
they are all tall.

Here's our boy!
I think he is saluting his father..
His Dad would like that..

He was always a Mama's Boy
although he claims he's not.
Notice he is right behind his Mom?
Yeah...he was a Mama's Boy..
ooooh...LOVE those glasses..
pssstt..what was in your Mom's glass
cuz she looks pretty cheerful
for having 4 half-grown kids underfoot.
Your brother, on the other hand,
looks like he does NOT want to share
his popcorn.
Plus-he's mad cuz you are Mom's favorite.

Ooooh- You're growing up...and
looking pretty dude-ish with your
turtleneck..
Love the hair, too....looks kinda like
one of the
Backstreet Boys..
(whoever they were)

And here you are again...

A birthday celebration...
You had no idea
what your future held for you..
You were blissfully unaware
that soon, all too soon,
you would be paying for
LOTS of birthday cakes.

One of MY favorite things about
you is that no matter what I serve you
you always say it is
"The best I ever had"...
Yeah...Moms like cooking
for guys like you..
pssst...don't tell YOUR Mom
that you like my cooking
better than hers..hahaha..

just kidding, Marilyn...
Yeah..cuz then YOU
won't be HER favorite
anymore!

One day, by chance, you met
your future...
Her last day on the job..
and you walked in..
just before closing..
who knew?
Who knew that this beautiful girl would be
your bride?

Yeah..you did pretty good, huh?
You  do have some rather
unusual friends...
And Lulu was your first little girl..
all snuggled up next to Daddy.
Then came Ria...

Your life was not all sweetness and light
because you lost precious little
AnnaBella 18 months after that.
But you stood strong and weathered that storm.
And, about 18 months after
that along came
SweetCheeks..
Another little Princess!
I wish the family would at
PRETEND they
are having fun and that
someone loves you~

Happy Birthday..

Did you tell me that some girl called you a
DreamBoat?
yeah...well...what I think she meant
was that you were driving
HER
Dream Boat!
Happy Birthday Big Al!!!
We're glad you're part of
our family!

Yeah...you are stuck with us now.
But we are so excited that you
are part of our lives.
We are SO excited
we bought you a
whole
CARLOAD of presents.

They're on the way to your house
right now!;>)
And if THAT doesn't arrive
well...
Your check is in the mail~
your photo name

13 comments:

Tete said...

Two in a row? How can you afford that? Oh, Just one cake, hahahaha!
Well, happy birthday to TheBrawnyMan!

bj said...

♫♪ Happiest Birthday♪♪ to your Brawny Man.:))

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hi Diana,
That is a really sweet tribute to your sil.
I loved seeing the family pics and how he has changed!
Beautiful family indeed!
Hugs friend,
And go Pack go!
Cindy

michelle said...

Happy Birthday to TheBrawnyMan! I hope his day is full of joy.
xo

Gina said...

What a sweet tribute to your son-in-law. Happy Birthday to him (& your daughter too)!

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜@ Debbiedoos blogging and blabbing said...

Happy Birthday to your son-in-law! He is lucky as well to be a part of your lovely family!

Patty said...

Awwww.... Happy Birthday to The Brawny Man! It sounds like he might be a favorite of yours as well as his Mommas.

Anonymous said...

happy birthday to the big guy!!! Great post, your love for the family is an inspiration,,

At The Picket Fence said...

Happy Birthday to the Brawny Man and to your beautiful daughter too! You are one blessed woman to have such a wonderful family! :-)
Vanesa

Kim @ Cheap Chic Home said...

You are fortunate to have each other. You are a special MIL to adore your SIL so. It looks like he has brought the entire family a lot of joy. Blessing to them both and, well, ya'll!

Nancy's Notes said...

Wow, a great time for some celebrating! Happy Birthday to the Brawny Man! You have a great MIL and a beautiful family! Have a great year!

Nancy

camp and cottage living said...

Happy Birthday to the lovely couple!!
They sure have a handsome family.
I can see where he got the "Brawney Man" title!

sparkle100-havealook.blogspot.com said...

Happy Birthday Brawdy Man,


Enjoy your year to the Best of the Best.You have a real lovely family.

Carol Ann from Canada.