On the 21st, I orchestrated a school-wide surprise celebration for my boss who retires after 12 years in Kuwait. The whole event turned out just as I had imagined and he was totally taken by surprise.
A gag gift was made by me and a friend just for the occasion. There's a back story that I won't go into, but this link his niece shared is what started it all.
He joked that they would make a great gift for my husband, but I turned the joke on him.
Let me just say, when he opened it up, he leapt out of his chair in fits of laughter.
Just the reaction we were looking for.
I made the crocheted granny square shorts and the box. Leslie made the shirt, hat and sandals. And her husband made the doll out of air dry clay and the surfboard out of foam.
Few people would get the joke, but to us, it was priceless and definitely worth the effort.