Jya, Olivia & Mikel!
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Friday, September 16, 2011
Of course when you are at the Hammered Hog (my dad's shop that we named) we almost always have a little karaoke with a lot of great memories!
We set up a little Tiki Bar with some frozen drinks to complete the theme!
Now we just need the birthday girl to arrive......
She was so surprised! She thought she was going to come over for some pizza and karaoke with mom and dad and instead there was about 25 people waiting for her!
She was in shock that someone (her family) could pull off something like this for her!
Let's blow out the candles and get this party started!
After opening her gifts she was so happy! She was still in shock!
But it didn't take long for Loretta Lynn to start singin'! It was a great night and I am so glad that she was surprised and still had a great time! :)
It's a huge tractor that is about as big as Brandon's smile! He's always wanted a big tractor to brush hog on and he finally has it! Happy Birthday, Anniversary, Merry Christmas and anything else for the next 10 years!
As long as Brandon's happy......
I'm happy! :)
What a beautiful back yard! I could just set up camp in their backyard when I need a vacation! :)
I loved the simple table decorations!
Friday, September 2, 2011
So I thought, if I was lucky enough to hear back from Arnold Palmer and his assistant how lucky will I get to find the artist, Jim Fitzpatrick? So I found his website and sent an e-mail to them. I left the office for a lunch meeting and as soon as I walked in the phone rang. I answered it and it was Jim Fitzpatrick.... the artist! Holy moly! We visited about the print, history of the print and Arnold Palmer. He was a super nice guy and great to talk to and gave me an idea on the print. It is a lithograph that was from 1985 and is no longer in print. He personally had 10 of these prints signed by Arnold Palmer for his own collection and said that with the signature they shouldn't be sold for less than $5,000! That's the WOW factor! Although the print he was talking about was originally 24" x 20" (approx) and my print is called a mini print (8 1/2" x 11") it would still be valued close to $3,500+/-. I think I'll be hanging on to this one for awhile as it will only increase in value and now that I have the full story on this print from the main people involved in it's creation I am very happy!