Once again, I am behind but wanted to update you on a fun birthday party that we had for Joe's 30th. We decided to have a party in the church during the day on December 31st (Joe's birthday). We had a great turnout. I had alot of help from people in the church and they did an amazing job decorating the church, thinking up a program of events, and on and on. I was so thankful! They surprised me (and Joe of course) with American decor and even ended the party with fireworks outside. We started off the party with some toasts to Joe. Myself, James and Gordon were present to do that and then we showed 5 toasts from friends and family back home on the projector at the front of the church. These were surprises for Joe as well and I had so much fun getting them and showing them. I also had fun making the cake! Joe had been glued to every article and video he could find about Robert Griffin III and Baylor at this point in time. Soooooooooo, what better than a Baylor and football inspired cake?! It was fun to make and fun to share a bit about my husband with the church and community. To close down the party, we had some true Highland music from some friends who play the bagpipes and accordian. The music was great! All in all, a great day for the many who came and, most importantly, Joe.