Hats Off to Grandpa

Grandpa (Sterling's father) celebrated his 95th birthday yesterday, and we had a
wonderful party to mark the event.

For those who don't know. Grandpa (aka Ulysses Sterling or US or Uke or Mr.
G or Grandpa Great) is Sterling's father, and he's lived with us for the
past six and a half years. Sterling is the youngest of three children. He
has two older sisters; Alice died of cancer several years ago, and this is
Ruth.  

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One of Grandpa's grandchildren hosted the party at her gorgeous cabin up in
Park City, and there were about 60 people who came. It was a "Hats Off to
Grandpa" event, so we all wore hats, which was very fun! All the adults
received a commemorative T-shirt, which I thought was very well designed.

Because we don't all get together as often as we'd like--and don't know
everyone as well as we'd like--they had planned a great
"get-to-know-each-other-better" game, then we played a white elephant
birthday gift game, and they gave awards for the best hats in several
different categories. We ended the evening with a delicious dinner and lots
of fun visiting. It was a fabulous way to celebrate Grandpa's special day.