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Sunday, January 20, 2013

Happy 11th Birthday, Brennan!

 Can you tell where Brennan chose to have his 11th birthday party this year?
It's always fun having a Friday birthday - you get to celebrate at school (with cookies for your classmates), but it's also a weekend, so you can have your party ON your birthday!
Brennan says Friday birthdays are really the best birthdays. 
It's also a "silver birthday" as a Scottish friend let me know - he was also born on a Friday (and don't I remember it well.  He was scheduled for a Monday morning c-section, so I had hair and nails appointment that Friday, along with lots of family members coming in over the weekend.  But, SURPRISE!)
After a super fun birthday at school (lots of birthday singing and celebrating apparently)
We made a quick trip in to Target for some birthday party necessities and a Starbucks run.
"It tastes like Paris!", Brennan says.
We all went out to eat, then we headed to Skateland to party, party, party!
Classmates Megan, Brennan, and Akshat  
Dad and Thomas
(Dad in no shoes, Thomas in skates, but still, that boy is getting too tall!)
Thomas and best bud Nathan
They had to leave the party early to go to church for a Junior High Lock-In and 4:30 a.m. IHOP visit - they had a ball, and Thomas still made it to tennis by 12:00 the next day!
Brennan's church friends - Claire, Cora, and Sydney
 Super sweet classmate, Megan
 Super sweet classmates who take very good care of Brennan for me - Anna, Kennedy, Megan, and Grace & Sami on the bottom row
Cora, Brennan, Claire, and Claire
Brennan was super excited about introducing classmate Claire to church friend Claire
Anna, Kennedy, Cora, and Sydney
I love this one!
Brennan and Claire
Classmates Will, Sotaro, Brennan, and Akshat
Neighbors Steve and Rolan
Instead of gifts Brennan asked for canned goods for our local food bank.
But everyone brought cool cards - this one is from the girls in his class - he apparently sings a ton at school to drive them all crazy (sounds like our afternoon errands time), and they love it.
Brennan loves skating!
Limbo time!
 Classmates Molly, Claire, and Brennan
Church friends Rebecca and Emma 
Unfortunately I cut off Brennan!
Skateland Cake
Singing Happy Birthday
 I love this boy!!!
Happy 11th Birthday, Brennan!

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