Happy Birthday Rick!

Today is Rick’s birthday! To celebrate here are some recent – and a few older –  photos of him. I won’t tell you which birthday he is celebrating, but I would like to emphasize he is older than me 😉

So here he is with his first day-old dairy calf he raised for 4-H. Notice the broken collar bone (his not the calf’s).

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Carrying fence posts. He has built a LOT of fence since then.

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Dancing with our daughter Megan at her wedding.

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Giving Nick the bull a hug.

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Playing with Grizzly his spoiled dog.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Getting dog licks from Grizzly who is still spoiled.

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With our son Alex at the Cascade Trail. One of them was standing on a rock – I’ll let you figure out who.

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Mixing cement for fence post holes; he’s done a lot of those too.

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With his John Deere chain saw.

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Shooting.

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He seems pretty happy to be building this fence.

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A nap on the couch.

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Supervising the logging project.

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With a newborn calf. 

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He played the piano at Megan’s wedding.

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Publicity shots with the steers.

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Playing with the barn cats, Harry and Bess. Every critter around here is spoiled rotten.

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And if you want to see photos of many years ago they are here in our nostalgic look back. Happy Birthday!

4 comments on “Happy Birthday Rick!

  1. ML says:

    Happy, happy birthday! Loved the pictures.

  2. Michael says:

    HAPPY LATE BIRTHDAY RICK!!! HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD ONE!!!

  3. Herb Wingfield says:

    Happy 53rd Birthday. I would sing it to you but then I would have to send the two sisters from Kentucky, Mildred J. Hill and Patty Smith Hill a buck three-eighty for the copy-write(http://www.snopes.com/music/songs/birthday.asp). Sorry this is late…my sister Sandi sent me a picture and the link. I guess I am older than the 2 of you. Oh well, probably why my hair turned grey and falling out before Rick’s. Trying to find pictures to post.
    P.s Who am I to say but I will – I am proud of both of you

    • Brenda says:

      Thanks Herb! And you are only older than one of us. The guy in the pictures is two days older than you and four days older than me; personally, I try to never let him forget it 🙂

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