Pictures from Ruth's "Pending Retirment" Party
"Oh my God: what's this?"
Ruth kept saying, "What is this?" (Grand nephew Austin in background.)
Son J.K. showed her the cake by way of explanation.
Gosh, look at all of these friends from work.
Expressing surprise at presence of neice Tara's presence. Robin's daughter Riley to left; Tara's kids Kelsey and Conrad. Brother Roger next to Ruth.
Brother Roger, mocking Ruth: "What's this?"
Brother Gene and his wife Barb.
Daugter-in-law Diane and her parents, Paul and Kathy.
Grand daughter Allison, daughter of Diane.
Diane with her daughter. Diane made it possible to use the Spagetti Warehouse, near down town Columbus, for the party.
Sister-in-law, Betty, wife of Roger.
Well - it IS the Spagetti Warehouse.
Ruth's workmate and her daughter.
Former workmate of Ruth and her husband.
Nieces Tara (left) and Robin.
Ruth with son J.K. Now you know why he turned out like he did: see the see-food?
Robin's daugter's / grand nieces - Riley (Robin's daughter) and Kelsey (Tara's daughter).
Kelsey with brother Conrad (grand nephew).
Robin's son / grand nephew Austin gives a thumbs up.
Daughter-in-law Diane and her husband, JK, made arrangements, got the cake, etc.
After the party, Paul is left holding the bag whiel waiting in the lobby for the group to disperse.
Neices Robin and Tara with Ruth. Austin sneaks into the pic in the background.
After the party, Diane's parents, Kathy and Paul relax with Diane's Aunt Marti.