Bowling for Brandon’s 40th Birthday!

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I can’t believe my big brother is 40!!!!  Anyone that knows me well knows that I love my brother, aka “Boom” dearly.  We are super close.  There is no one else quite like Brandon Foster.  He’s witty, honest, and quite a character!  He’s had his share of obstacles throughout the past 40 years, and I’m praying the next 40 will be better. :)

We had a great time celebrating this huge milestone with our family.  We went to dinner at Outback- he and I love steak, and then we went bowling!  He’s such a kid at heart. :)

Mom and Boom

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Here’s the family (minus me, cause I was taking the picture!) What an interesting crew: Robin, Brandon, Ron, his girlfriend Christi (behind the balloons), Nana, Judy, Foster, and Emma.  Nana is striking a bowling pose here, can you tell???

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Nana teaching Foster how to choose a ball.  This was Foster’s first time to go bowling.

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Who knows what he’s saying or feeling here!

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This picture melts my heart.  Foster adores Brandon.  Many people tell me that Foster looks like my brother.  Every time Brandon comes to our house, Foster acts really shy for a few minutes and then quickly warms up.  Whenver we try to get him to act a certain way, we say, “Uncle Brandon would want you to be a big boy right now” and he immediately shapes up!  (not sure how long that will work.)  He loves to play soccer with Boom and play cars with Boom.

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Daddy showing the kids his “skills.”  He took Bowing at Baylor. :)

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Here is Foster taking a break while….. well you can tell what he’s doing!

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Brandon has quite an unusual bowling technique

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Each time after Emma let the bowl go, she got shy and turned around.  She didn’t like us cheering for her.  She cracks me up.

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After cake!

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My cute Mom bowling… wish I could have snapped the picture with her back leg kicked up!

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Happy Birthday Boom!  I’m thankful you’re my big brother.


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