PARTY NO. 1 Nurses Get Together for A Halloween Games Night!
|'Twas time for the ghosts and goblins to come out of hiding. Jeanette prepared the scene.|
|They arrived - dressed in costumes and then the fun began.|
|Hmmm, food! Yeah....here I come!|
|Nice Halloween costume!!!!|
|Easton spent some time outside, playing in the leaves.|
|Hmmm, what are those red things?|
And a surprise it was. Daughter Ginette had wanted to coordinate a surprise party for her mom. I was in for that! We worked together to keep Jeanette in the dark (so to speak) while friends and family were secretly invited to attend the Saturday afternoon party at our home.
|The surprise guests shout out cheers of Happy Birthday....and Jeanette is truly surprised.|
I had to fib my way through several hours of Christmas shopping, brunch at a quaint little restaurant, more shopping and other errands I could conjure to keep us from being anywhere near our home.
At precisely 2:30 pm we drove into our driveway and Jeanette noticed over a dozen vehicles in the driveway and the street in front of our home. She then realized that something was up. And that something was a delight.
|Between 35 and 40 party folks were there to help celebrate.|
|Our son Deni flew in from Edmonton, Alberta.|
|Our little family - taken while Easton was having a rest.|
|With some great RV friends: Me, Jeanette, Trena, Hector, Diane and Lucky. Hector and Diane made the trip over from Nanaimo, BC - on Vancouver Island - while Trena and Lucky drove in from the Chilliwack countryside.|
|Easton gets to meet Lucky and Hector.|
|With long time friends, Odette and Denis.|
|Easton helps his Nana to blow out the candles.|
|Yumm....that tastes pretty good!|
|Gwen, Jeanette, Ione and Mariette.|
|Another huge surprise was our long time friends who drove several hours from Peachland, in the Okanagan, to 'fête' along with us. Garry and Aline were overnight guests too!|
|Deni, with mom Jeanette, new mom in law, Barb, and her friend Doug.|
|The nursing gang was along for the fun too.....and for most of them, that was two parties on one week! L-R (Back Row) Loraine, Brenda, Susan (Front Row) Marg, Jeanette and Cynthia.|
|Lots of fun, food and libation carried us through Saturday afternoon before most folks headed back for home.|
|....and reading cards! Ah, a good bottle of wine for a future dinner?|
What a year for parties! It seems the parties are over for the time being - at least till Christmas kicks in.
Thanks for dropping by.