Forty Nine and Seventy Seventy-Thirds

50th Birthday Celebration; but I’m not there quite yet…

Good times. Family young and old, children, parents, grandchildren, cousins , great friends from present and past, generous words, a gift of my Great-Great-Grandmother’s watch, warmth, love, stories, hope, and cake too!

My Father and my champion Sons-in-law with our current range of wheel chairs – B1, B2, B4, B5 & B6. Solidarity!



9 thoughts on “Forty Nine and Seventy Seventy-Thirds

  1. Sharon

    Thanks for sharing your birthday, Roderick! The picture are wonderful. 50 is nothing compared to 60! You’ll get used to it. Love you.

  2. Anne Marie Jonas

    Congratulations Rod! Great to see your smiling face enjoying the day. Let me know what it’s like …… not long for me now and I’m looking forward to the party.
    I love the photos of you all lined up in B1 and beyond; but what happened to B3? You could start a museum.

  3. Kevin Reid

    Many happy returns. It is a silly saying. Return what?

    Anyway looks like it was a great day. Sorry we couldnt be there.



  4. Thanks so much for the wonderful photos Roderick.The joy of being together is clearly expressed in those wonderful – How precious to be able to share the joy with such a great lot of family members and friends. Congratulations & keep on rejoicing. Kathleen x

  5. Neroli Foster

    Looks like you had a great time. We would have loved to celebrate with you. Its a shame the miles are so far between us.

    Happy birthday.

  6. Milton Scaysbrook

    Thanks Rod . Your whole family are absolutely terrific . We now have those photos forever .
    God bless

  7. Michael Ross

    It was well worth the drive to be with you and your family and friends. I remember looking over and seeing you surrounded by your family. You were in such delight. Your incredible words about the fragility of life and also it’s robustness really ministered to me. You are a godly man and God has taught me a great deal about humility, love and sacrifice through your example. God bless, Michael

  8. norma chalmers

    Great photos ,and what a happy bunch.You will retain many wonderful memories no doubt.By the way Rod I am curious to know what branch of maths you studied at school.?? Keep up the good work.I look forward to Monday and “Rejoice.”

  9. Shirley Sanson

    Wonderfull to see your happy birthday photos Rod, I can see you had a very happy day after much expectation , the years roll on by quickly, you will get used to it. Keep looking up and rejoicing always in the Lords strength. Happy memories Rod. God Bless you always. Shirl.

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