Some family things going on here, friends.
1. It is my dad’s birthday.
How you managed to survive this long with such a gaggle of girls (okay, women now) around you, I will never know. But here you are!
You tried to instill a sense of athleticism in all of us from a young age, but realized that you failed miserably in most of us (all of us?) but have been able to rally and become our biggest fan at our concerts and shows and blog posts.
From knock-down, drag-out fights over tank tops and computer time to a steady stream of boyfriends, breakups, fiancés, and weddings…you’ve made it. But you’re only halfway done with the wedding part (good luck!).
So here’s to the next many, many years (even though you try to give me heart attacks by making death jokes all the time)–happy birthday!
2) You’ve seen one of my younger sisters, Kristen, on here many times. Here she is with her perfectly compact brindle dog, Gil: