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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Al Bolger's Retirement Party in Iowa

Al Bolger's Retirement Party in Iowa

Nancy's brother, Al Bolger, retired from his mechanic job at the Iowa Department of Transportation this week after 13 years on the job. His three grown children (Amy, Jason, Jay), living in Oregon, all came back to surprise him at his Retirement Party at work on Thursday, and then today, Saturday, family and friends joined in an all-day party at their home in Grimes, just north of Des Moines, Iowa. Here are a few photos I took during the day. [Amy posted a number of photos on Facebook during the day, as well!]

Al with his three sisters, from left, Carolyn, Nancy and Janice.

The same four, with Al's three children and Clark and Clair in back, Carolyn's boys.

Jay, Amy, and Jason with their cousin, Kim Gymer Aldinger (from Iowa Falls).

Kris Grimm, his mother, Carol, Al, and Carolyn.

Temperature was in the mid-70s, but windy - will be in 40s on Sunday! In the back yard...  ;-)

Amy and Kim comparing notes from 'the old days' and as busy Moms now!  ;-)

Amy put this one on Facebook of her and my brother, Jim! Neat, and thanks!  ;-)

I'll stop with these. Great time had by all!  ;-)

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