Vi Celebrates Her Birthday At The Elks

Nothing Else Counts In This World!   

Family And Friends Celebrate Vi's Birthday!

Did You Know? - When Vi was born the year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.

In the Americas, an agreement was brokered to end the Cristero War, a Catholic counter-revolution in Mexico. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, a British high court, ruled that Canadian women are persons in the Edwards v. Canada (Attorney General) case.

The 1st Academy Awards for film were held in Los Angeles, while the Museum of Modern Art opened in New York City. The Peruvian Air Force was created.

It All Begins Now...


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Vi found the cake.... "Hello there... I am introducing the Ginzu Knife...."

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It is a beauty.... So is the cake

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Love the colors

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Vi is already at work! We called the Fire Department about the potential for large flames

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So no one would have difficulty finding the table

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With family....
Phil & Sue Felix, Paul & Chris Felix and Grandsons Zach and Bryce (Bryce's girlfriend is Kristen)


We didn't color photos in 1929... Just black and white

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Did You Know? - What News Events Happened in 1929

U.S. - The 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre on February 14th. Seven gangsters rivaling Al Capone are murdered in Chicago, Illinois.

World - Total of over 200,000 die from Influenza Epidemic.

U.S. - Dow Reaches Peak of 381.17 on September 3rd prior to the slide and eventual wall street crash in October.

Canada - The United States and Canada sign an agreement to protect Niagara Falls.

U.S. - US Population reaches 120 Million.

Vatican - Vatican City gains independence from Italy and is created as its own State.

U.S. - US Captures Mexican General J. Gonzalo Rebels.

U.S. - Colonial Charles Lindberg leaves on a 3,500-mile flight from Detroit to Cape Horn.

U.S. - The Wall Street Crash of 1929, is the stock-market crash that occurred starts on October 28th and started the period of The Great Depression in the United States, starting a world-wide economic crisis and lasting till the mid 30's.

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All smiles...

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"OK Grandma... Cut the cake!"

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A great evening is ahead

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Vi gets some assistance

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Vi and Chris make a good team

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Chris is attempting to have Vi sit down but alas....

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Phil is a proud son

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Sue, Vi and Phil

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Paul, Vi. and Chris

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Vi and the Grandsons Bryce and Zach

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The boys had an idea.... They decided not to do it

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All smiles this evening

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Interesting balloons

Quotation To Remember: Age is a question of mind over matter.  If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.  ~Leroy "Satchel" Paige

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Dear friends Jerry and Norma and fellow dancers

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Vi's table was full of friends

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Vi with the John and Maureen McNamara

Quotation To Remember: Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.  ~Chili Davis

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Vi makes the rounds

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Great friends Lee and Nita

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Life is good

Quotation To Remember: Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many.  ~Author Unknown

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Time To Dance

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"OK big boy... Hang on!"

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"Grandma.... Did you just say that???"

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"Yup! Bryce, you keep on dancing!"

Quotation To Remember: How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?  ~Satchel Paige

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"No dear... Right foot forward, left foot back"

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Meanwhile back at the table Kristen holds down the fort

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Where are the darts???

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"Dad tries to remember his email address! "

Quotation To Remember: Everyone is the age of their heart.  ~Guatemalan Proverb

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Line dance time

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Phil heard the words "line dance" and decided to escape....

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Vi... Grab him quick and drag him onto the floor.... It's a line dance

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The evening is getting late - I think the "old folks" have wore out Zach, Kristen, and Bryce

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OK guys... But you must come back soon

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He might be rethinking this....

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"Good night all"

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Vi shares a secret with us that we did not know

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Keep on dancing


This photo will be famous

Did You Know? - The year and month Vi was born ....

Apr 1st - Doorne's trailer factory in Einsdhoven Netherlands opens
Apr 1st - Louie Marx introduces Yo-Yo
Apr 1st - Morehouse College, Spellman College & Atlanta University affiliate
Apr 3rd - RMS Queen Mary is ordered from John Brown & Company Shipbuilding and Engineering by Cunard Line.
Apr 4th - "New Moon" musical opens in London
Apr 8th - Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest.
Apr 11th - KLO-AM in Ogden UT begins radio transmissions
Apr 11th - Loetafoon celluloid film system demonstrated in Amsterdam
Apr 16th - NY Yankees become 1st team to wear uniform numbers
Apr 18th - Palace for People's industry in Amsterdam devastated by fire
Apr 24th - 1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off
Apr 26th - 1st non-stop England to India flight lands

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