Retirement Surprise

Discussion in 'Magical Moments' started by Eaglesax, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. Eaglesax

    Eaglesax Member

    My co-workers gave me a wonderful surprise for my retirement reception last month. Knowing my love for Christmas, they bought a 4 1/2 ft. Christmas tree (in September) and had colorful flat wooden ornaments for the guests to write a message to me instead of a guest book. I worked for a very large hospital for 35 years and have many friends, I love the idea of putting up my new tree each year with all those sweet memories and notes from friends.
  2. Miss JoDee

    Miss JoDee Well-Known Member

    What a sweet and thoughtful gift. Congrats on your retirement.
  3. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Eaglesax nice to see you back! we missed you.

    What a wonderful gift! I LOVE it! so meaningful.
  4. housewife2

    housewife2 Well-Known Member

    that was very nice. you will enjoy that. enjoy your retirement
  5. sloanmama

    sloanmama New Member

    What a great gift!! That is something memorable you will have each and every year! Love gifts like that.
  6. snowlvr

    snowlvr Active Member

    What an awesome idea! Going to keep that in mind for celebrations at my department...could even work for a wedding shower
  7. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    What kind and wonderful CWs to know you so well.
  8. Pam Spaur

    Pam Spaur Well-Known Member

    How lovely! You are truly loved, and you have something to cherish forever!
  9. Snowey

    Snowey Active Member

    What a great gift !! Happy retirement :)
  10. HouseElf

    HouseElf Well-Known Member

    What a wonderful long lasting gift! Congrat's on your retirement!
  11. Eaglesax

    Eaglesax Member

    That would be a great idea for a wedding shower!
  12. Eaglesax

    Eaglesax Member

    Thanks everyone for the "congrats"!
  13. alarson566

    alarson566 New Member

    That's so wonderful! Congratulations!
  14. missjane

    missjane Well-Known Member

    Now THAT is a wonderful gift. How lucky you are to have such insightful friends! Congratulations on your retirement.
  15. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I think that this is a marvelous idea. Your co workers certainly know how to pick a gift.
  16. maurice.cowell

    maurice.cowell New Member

    That is a very sweet gift! If I have known you personally, I might gave you the same thing as I also love Christmas. It's the best day in the year!

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