The birthday "boy," enjoying the balloons one of the guests brought for him.
We had a big open house/party for the occasion. Many, many people came, both family and friends from throughout my grandpa's lifetime. Grandpa has always been super social and it reflected in the sheer number of people that showed up. Here are some photo highlights from the day:
Part of the festive decorations.
A photo of the birthday honoree at a much, much younger age. That's him on the left, I think.
Grandpa and his favorite (and only) daughter.
Three generations of Elvecrog women, plus a former childhood friend of my mother's.
There was delicious cake, lots of family fun, and I think a good time was had by all. It's too bad we don't have an excuse to have this sort of party more often. I don't see all the members of my extended family nearly enough.
Finally, at the end of the day, we brought those balloons over to their apartment to continue being on display: