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Friday, June 27, 2014

A Happy Day . . .

 we call ourselves the
PEDS GALS
we worked together at the hospital in pediatrics
we have been celebrating together for almost thirty years
Bettie
was and is our mentor
 the head, chief nurse
boss gal
authentic as they come
we think of her as "mom"

and she will be celebrating her
90th birthday very soon


we surprised her last evening with
 an early birthday party
she was indeed surprised
dinner out
dessert back at the home of one of the gals
flowers and cake memories, gifts, tears, smiles
it was a very good time   
 

  
 
 
 
  
Happy Birthday Bettie
We Love You
Mary, Terri, Char, Carolyn, Lynne
~
until next time,
Love, Lynne 

20 comments:

Buttons said...

Oh what an incredible bunch of friends. Happy Birthday Betti you are a lucky woman. HUG B

TexWisGirl said...

that is truly awesome. you are blessed to have such a great group of friends. :)

Nancy Reinke said...

Lovely photos, Lynne. I can't believe Betti is 90 years old. I hope to look that good at 75. . .that is if I make it to that age. LOL

From the Kitchen said...

Special days are even more special when celebrated by and with dear friends. Happy birthday to Bettie!

Best,
Bonnie

Kerin said...

Happy birthday to your friend.
Looks like the rest of you girls made it a wonderful celebration in her honor.
Lucky you to have forged a deep and lasting friendship with such great women.
It's a rare treasure.

Beautiful, each and every one of you.

Hope your weekend is excellent.

K.

Mary Jane Doe said...

It's so lovely to have friends like the ones you have. With people like this every day is a special day. Thank you for sharing your friends with all of us!

eileeninmd said...

A lovely group of ladies, Lynne! Happy Birthday to Bettie! Happy weekend to you!

Beth said...

What a lovely bunch of gals you work with. Happy Birthday to Bettie!

PlantPostings said...

Oh, now that is just wonderful. What a great group of inspiring women! Happy birthday to Betti!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

This was just SO nice. How wonderful to have a closeness with those your work with.
I loved working Peds. My floor was Surgery, but when I got to go up to Peds I just loved it. I only stayed for six years but now I wish I had stayed and retired.
Too many young ones at home and I was needed there. No one was minding the store, if you know what I mean.
I loved my job. I really did.
Have a great weekend!
I loved seeing that picture of you.. :) I always get a kick out of seeing photo's of my blogger friends..and I seldom get to see them. It was a treat to see you.
HUGE hug..
Mona

Margaret Adamson said...

What a wonderful surprise for Betty and she looks marvelous for 90! I just organised a mini reunion for my nurses and it is 53 years since we started, in fact I am staring to plan for out 55th "big" reunion and we are going away for 2 nights. We had a wonderful 50th reunion 2 years ago and had 17 nurses present and 3 we visited on Skype. Nowadays we usually have 3 mini reunions a year! Have a wonderful weekend.

MarmePurl said...

What a great group. All the best to the BirthdaY gal!

Lois said...

How wonderful to be able to help celebrate special events together.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

SO wonderful of you all to do this for Bettie. She sounds like an amazing woman. Happy birthday Bettie!

Sarah Huizenga said...

Happy Birthday Bettie! That is awesome! Looks like you gals had a great time.

Missy George said...

WOW..That's so nice that you all still keep in touch..Peds is tough..I couldn't work there..Couldn't deal with the parents either :)

Bonnie said...

Lynne, Pediatric nurses are angels sent from heaven. How wonderful you have all kept in contact. Good Friends! Happy Saturday! B.

Thistle Cove Farm said...

Lynne, what a delightful post and so glad you've got this group of friends. What a gift you are, one to another.

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

Long time friends are simply THE best! Happy birthday to Bettie!!,

Musings from Kim K. said...

Birthday blessings to Bettie. How wonderful that you are still getting together. They all sounds like an incredible bunch of ladies.