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Thursday, April 1, 2010

April Fool's Day


My friend Mark is 50 years old today.

Fifty years ago Mama went into labor and was taken to the hospital. After Mark was born, the nurse went to the waiting room and told Papa he was the father of a baby boy. She went back to the delivery room to do what she had to do, and soon his brother Matt was born. She returned to the delivery room to tell Papa he had a baby boy. Papa replied that yes, he knew as she had already told him. She said you have two baby boys. Papa didn't believe her; he thought it was an April Fool's Day joke. True story!

11 comments:

Angie's Corner said...

lol...and he's been a jokster ever since! Happy Birthday MArk! Thanks for sharing that cute and funny story Mary:o)
Love ya!

Karen said...

That is a cute story!

Sue said...

That's funny.

Have a wonderful Easter, Mary, as we celebrate the Risen Savior!

Christine said...

Hi Mary! So glad you left a lovely comment on my blog coz now I found your blog - I just love it!

What a funny story! What a good thing to have a sense of humor!
Please call by again as I look forward to getting to know you better!
Best wishes
Christine

Rural Revival said...

Talk about a surprise! I'd think it was a joke too!

~Andrea~

Deb said...

I got a good laugh out of that one! Hope that Mark has a happy birthday!!!

Christy said...

Priceless! :)

from my front porch... said...

Hi Mary!

Today is my birthday also!!
When I was born none of the people my Dad worked with believed him! They all thought it was an April Fools joke!

It's a hard b-day as a kid, too! None of my little friends believed me :(

Even a couple people on my blog today said "are you sure this is not an April Fools' joke!

Happy Spring to you!

xo, misha

Debbie said...

Tell Mark that style went out years ago. But, it's a cute birthday outfit. Happy Birthday to the birthday boy!

Camille said...

Just hopped over from Linda's blog ~ Prairie Flower Farm...lovely to "meet" you! What a great April Fool's Day story! I am going to tell my family that one! :)

Blessings,
Camille

Mandi @ Finding Home said...

Haha, funny! :) Remember my friend Rachel D. was born on April Fool's Day? Loved the picture you chose to go with this post.