Oh, how our lives were turned upside down, 18 years ago today!
God knew that our family would need an extra dose of Joy! Mom and Dad survived 19.5 years raising their favorite older daughter (me). Then, along came their second only child – and favorite younger daughter, Joy.
We couldn’t imagine a day without her – without her smile, without her contagious laugh, and without her sweet, sweet spirit.
Joy – we LOVE you!
Mom and Dad put out a spread fit for a queen – chicken, beef stew, green beans, apples, carrots, rolls, potato salad, home fries, grapes, cake – we are STUFFED! And everyone votes that it should be Joy’s birthday every week, hahah.
Joy especially loved the home fries. A girl can do whatever she wants on her birthday, even eat the entire plate of fries!!
After dinner, we played birthday bingo.
We’re so proud of the young lady you’ve become, Joy.
Here’s to spreading your wings and flying, sweet sister.
I’ll save the sappy post for when you leave for college 😉
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