The Birthday Angels Strike Again

When I got up early, I looked outside to see the tree in my front yard holding 80 balloons.  My two daughters had gotten together at 11 PM last night after I went to bed and taking the dog with them so he wouldn’t bark, hung 80 balloons in my decorative pear tree.

They also put up a sign announcing my 80th birthday.  Now, any of the neighbors who might have wondered about the age of the old woman who walks her dog 3 times a day up and down the street will know.   The 80th birthday is off to a good start.

The Birthday Angels

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Lillian Applegate Westfelt was a mother of 4, grandmother of 6, and great-grandmother of 3. She was an 86-year-old widow living in a nice little bungalow with her oldest daughter and a beagle-dachsund named Addie. She passed away in November, 2018.

20 thoughts on “The Birthday Angels Strike Again”

  1. Happy Birthday! I guess this means it’s finally here! Your girls are beautiful. They have done a wonderful job of making your birthday special….I know I have enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing your birthday with all of us!

    1. Thank you for the birthday greeting. Yes, the rest of the day was just as wonderful. I’ve had a great 80th birthday. Lillian

  2. Happy 80th Birthday, Lillian. I’m so sad I’m a day late…well that is not unusual for me. 😦 How wonderful to be celebrated with balloons, the most festive of objects. Being surrounded by family is probably the most cherished way to celebrate of all! Blessings,

  3. What fun! I hope the entire day was that exciting! I’m behind so I missed it, but a belated happy birthday, and many more to come!

  4. You have wonderful daughters to come up with this great idea. All of the gifts are so nice but wow, that necklace is just the best. Love the tree of balloons.
    Have a wonderful birthday.,

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