I have 9 old, wrinkly friends, who are retired or semi-retired. Five of them all used to work together and the other four are husbands. They didn't want to lose touch when they retired so they decided to meet and have lunch or dinner when it was their birthdays. However, they got disenchanted with buying a present every time, and decided instead to give a Birthday Bear (thats me.) I get passed from one birthday person to the next each time they meet. The fun part is, that I get to be dressed differently each time, usually to reflect some aspect of the recipient's personality or life.
PS: Two of my wrinklies, Chris and Bob, have gone on a working holiday tour around Australia so they don't celebrate with us very often.

Saturday, March 12, 2016


Wow the months and years are passing quickly for my wrinkly friends. It is already Bill's birthday in 2016. Now Bill loves train trips so I have come with a suggestion for an excellent train trip in New Zealand. The Taieri Gorge Train.
 I even brought him some trains to play with. We are going to have fun with them when we get home.

Ann was the one who helped me get dressed and make the poster.

 We are trying a new restaurant today. It is Tumeric Indian Restaurant at Daisy Hill.  I'm not sure if Bears like Indian. Does it come with honey?

No, but it comes with champagne. Whoopee!

1 comment:

  1. Happy birthday, Bill! Ann did a wonderful job dressing the Birthday Bear for you! I enjoyed seeing Diane's photos of your NZ trip on facebook