Princess Bride and turning 40

IMG_9153My wife, ever sneaky and loving that she is, threw me a sort-of surprise birthday party last Saturday morning. Sort-of because she knows I hate surprise parties, so instead she rented out a movie theater, invited friends and church family, and we watched a showing of The Princess Bride together.

It was pretty sweet — never seen it on the big screen before, and my two oldest kids hadn’t seen it at all (my son was NOT a fan of the R.O.U.S.es). My wife had cupcakes made with “As you wish” and Dread Pirate Roberts masks on them, and one friend stitched me a six-fingered glove. Jealous? I bet you are.

It’s great to be a geek sometimes.

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8 thoughts on “Princess Bride and turning 40

  1. pkudude99 June 6, 2016 / 10:30 am

    That does indeed sound like a *great* party! TPB never gets old.

    Fezzik! Are there rocks ahead?

  2. bhagpuss June 6, 2016 / 10:39 am

    My first thought when I saw that glove was “Spinal Tap” not “Princess Bride”. Happy Birthday!

  3. Aywren June 6, 2016 / 11:59 am

    Wow! That is too awesome! Glad you had a great birthday! 😀

  4. Pierre June 6, 2016 / 12:09 pm

    That’s an amazing birthday gift from an amazing wife.
    And, by the way: Happy Birthday 🙂

  5. Silverangel June 6, 2016 / 12:27 pm

    This glove is creepy posted on 6/6/2016.

  6. Helena Khan June 6, 2016 / 3:59 pm

    Anybody want a peanut? Arrrrrrhghhhh!!!!

  7. wolfyseyes June 6, 2016 / 5:29 pm

    That sounds like the most awesomest of hatching day parties ever. 😀

  8. Stropp June 6, 2016 / 8:14 pm

    Inconceivable!

    Glad you had a great time, Syp. Happy birthday.

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