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John Deere Birthday Party

One of Alexander's neighbor friends invited him to a birthday party today. His friend turned 6 and he is a big fan of John Deere tractors, so he had a John Deere themed party. Now we've been to all kinds of different parties for Alexander's friends, but this is the first John Deere party. I figured that they would have some toy tractors and that would be about it. Boy, have I been living a sheltered life. They had John Deere plates, napkins, balloons, goody bags, mugs, DVD's, and even a John Deere pinata. Who knew? Of course, he had a power, ride-on tractor, hat, shirts, toy tractors, cake, and sweat shirts. His mom is a very good sport and even had a couple of bails of hay to add atmosphere. That pinata lived up to the John Deere name - it took all of those kids quite a few whacks to even crack it.

Now this little boy lives here in the city and his parents do not have agricultural jobs. Once in a while he goes with his grandpa to see things like the Museum of Flight, old cars, and tractors. I think that it is kind of neat that a city kid today still thinks that an old John Deere tractor is cool. All of the kids had a great time, too.

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