Happy Birthday Tom

This time last year  we’d just gotten married and returned from our honeymoon to Portland, Oregon. A few days after our return to Minneapolis, Tom ran his first marathon. This weekend we had a great time spectating the marathon by bike, enjoying the warm weather and the fall colors lining the city streets. Tom rounded off Sunday by bottling his second batch of home-brewed beer. But TODAY is the big day! Happy Birthday, Tom. You continue to be my favorite travel companion, dining partner, and my official biking and skiing coach. You are the most talented, disciplined, and kind (readers feel free to add your own adjectives in the comments) person I know.


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9 comments on “Happy Birthday Tom”

  1. U. Don 4 October, 2011 at 10:57 am

    What, no 2011 marathon!

  2. Martha 4 October, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Lately it seems like Tom would rather ride 100 miles on his Trucker than run 26.2. But after watching the runners on Sunday he had quite the glint in his eye!

  3. Marcela 4 October, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    What a nice homage to Tom Nehil, a world-class fella and cuñado, un verdadero tío guay. 🙂 Feliz cumple, Tomás!!

  4. Kevin 4 October, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    And in particular, he has not become one of those ‘piast guys’!

  5. Linda 4 October, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Ah! Tom Nehil, you are an amazing son-in-law. Bless you.

  6. Mike 4 October, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    Sweet post Martha! Glad he was outed from his facebook-hiding ways.

  7. Amy 6 October, 2011 at 10:16 am

    Heartwarming to see that boy so appreciated, Martha!

  8. Julia 8 October, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    OMG, this is what happens when I’m left to my own inadequate Google calendar (now fixed). Happy birthday, Tom!

  9. Nuria 16 February, 2012 at 7:24 am

    Me ha recordado a los vasos que nos dio mi madre cuando fuimos al Monasterio de Yuste. Feliz cumple!!