19th November 2010, 08:58 PM
Personal e-mail greetings...
Anniemac [Anne, Ella's "Mum"] contacted me regarding her sister's 40th birthday today.
Anne had made a donation to Rupert's Fund rather than buying a present, and asked if I could possibly send a personal message to recognise this...
I sent a message Anne had written together with appropriate greetings from Rupert's Fund - and this photo:
I think this is a wonderful idea for a present [much better than smellies or yet another jumper...]
so if you would like birthday greetings or any other type of greeting sent to announce your gift [donation to Rupert's Fund] I could perhaps do something similar - or maybe even using your own photo?
A huge thank you to Anne for the idea and I do hope your sister had a lovely birthday.
19th November 2010, 11:13 PM
20th November 2010, 02:32 AM
20th November 2010, 08:31 AM
Thank you Marie-Anne - he was such a fantastic chap, this birthday [his 9th] was very special, as that was the year he had been really bad with SM leaving him with mobility problems and we really didn't think he would see that birthday - let alone another 3!!
Hence the very special party!!
He was so funny, he would really ham it up for the camera as you can see Such happy memories.
I'm glad he is part of your lives too even in a tiny way - he had so much joy and love to give, and I know he would be very proud of Rupert's Fund and what it has already achieved.
<<This idea could really catch on - hope you are prepared for all the extra work!>>
It keeps me out of mischief
Anne, I'm so thrilled that your sister was pleased sorry the gift was not such a success, I'm sure you bought her something lovely and thoughtful, but what could beat a photo of Rupert?
20th November 2010, 01:10 PM
It was just something my mom said to make me feel more special. I'm sure her gift was but she wanted to me feel good. That's the great thing about my family.
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Anne Proud mother of
and Angel Ella