Mr. Shife's March Madness 2016 - Day 17

I'm a big fan of St. Patrick's Day for obvious reasons, but as some of you may know, I think the best reason is that it's also my lovely wife's birthday.
Today was a milestone birthday for as she turned 18 with 22 years of experience.
The big 4-0.
I wanted to do something special for her because she's my wife and because she's amazing.
And because I also did something special for her when she turned 30.
All the details are here in case you are wondering about her 30th,, but if you want the Cliffs Note version here you go: I was able to have all of our families show up in town to surprise on her special day.
I knew that wasn't possibility for her 40th.
But about 10 days before her birthday I came up with the idea.
I reached out to family, friends, coworkers and a guy from Jamaica (seriously I paid a Rastafarian 5 bucks on to wish her a happy birthday), and everyone came through big time.
Coincidentally I got 40 videos for her 40th.
Pretty cool, huh?
Below is the video she got from my new best Jamaican buddy.
Good luck trying to understand.
It took me about 4 views.
And if you are savvy enough you can follow the bread crumbs to watch the other videos people made for the lovely Mrs. Shife.

I love that lady. She is my everything and I'm grateful I get to spend the rest of my life with her.

Thanks for stopping by. Talk to you tomorrow .... maybe.
I plan on posting something, but tomorrow is the surgery and I'm not sure how I will be feeling because this is the first time I have ever had a hole drilled into my skill.
I will post something. It might just be a picture of the kiddos, but I'm going to finish March Madness.

I will persevere. I will keep moving forward. I will be the stream.


  1. Happy Birthday to your lady wife. I watched the video and got the idea that happy tears would flow when the good lady saw it.

    Best of luck with the drilling, Matt.

  2. Privileged to have know Mrs.S all 40 of her years. She was a babe in arms when I met her :-)
    Bestest wishes for the surgery xoxoxoxo

  3. I think you are as equally special as your wife, to pull something like this off for her. Wishing you the best today with your surgery and I hope that organization is able to help you out a bit.

  4. I am wishing you all the best with the surgery. Here's to good outcomes.

  5. Add mine to the good wishes for a complete and speedy recovery from your surgery. And Happy Birthday to your lovely wife.


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