Went great! Dad was completely surprised (although since hindsight is 20-20, he mentioned several incidents that should have clued him in). There were about 20 people there, mixing two spheres of his life: family and friends. The food was great – we had the party at Tony Caputo’s restaurant downtown. My slideshow was a great hit, conversation was stimulating and the humor was flowing. Thanks to step-mom and older brother for setting the whole thing up – nice party!
And thank God that this busy week sandwiching taxes between my birthday and my dad’s is over.