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Celebrations! Have something to celebrate? Post about birthdays, anniversaries, or milestone occasions.

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Old 09-05-2015, 06:08 PM
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Normally I would not post something like this. But I think this very special birthday deserves it.

Today, 6th September my Dad turns 92 years of age. And it is also Father's Day here in Australia (and New Zealand).

Yesterday we had a lovely lunch to celebrate at the Returned Services Club that my Father was a Director of for nearly 50 years. We had a good laugh as Dad is a Life Member of the club and yesterday he showed us that his membership runs out in 2050.

I know this may not interest many people but I feel this milestone could not go by without some recognition. It was my father that got me interested in birds in the first place as he had a big aviary full of Finches when I was little. He also got me my first budgies.

Happy Birthday to my wonderful Father (Merv).

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Sounds lovely
Happy birthday to your dad
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Well this is indeed a milestone for celebration and Happy 92nd B-day to your father, Kate! Everyday of life is a celebration and it's a grand blessing for one's longevity as grand as this.

Here's to many more years ahead for your Pappy Merv
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Congratulations on an amazing milestone!
Many Blessings, Jo Ann:wave :: jumping1:
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What a wonderful milestone to achieve!
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Thank you Katrina, Nick, Jo Ann and Deb. I am blessed to still have my Father with me. And although he needs a walking stick now after a fall 4 years ago he is still in pretty good health. Still drives and even enjoyed a beer with his lunch yesterday.
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What a lovely post. Happy birthday to your dad.

My mother is no spring chicken either (!); I don't live in the same town as her. When I go visit - more often now - and when we speak on the phone, I value every moment we have despite certain 'challenges' of the past! This is especially important as she is the only family I have.

Enjoy, and thanks for sharing this. Wishing your dad (and my mum) many more birthdays.

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Thank you S. I can relate to what you say. I lost my Mum in 2003 and technically I am an only child. My parents were divorced and both re-married. I have step brothers and sisters, but they are different, they are not blood, as much as I love them, it is just not the same.

And I do hope your mother has many more birthdays to come too.
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Kate say HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUR FATHER Merv for me. You are so lucky to have him he is truly a lucky man to have a wonderful daughter like you Kate. I hope he has many many more birthdays that you can share with each other. I miss my dad so much and being fathers day to day we miss celebrating it with him but he is with us even though we can't see him anymore...
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Best birthday wishes to your father Kate ! That's wonderful.
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