We're having a low-key birthday. My sister & our friend Kari are coming over for BBQ and cake this afternoon.
For presents, he got a Fisher-Price train (because we didn't have enough molded plastic
A and D are as different as oil and water, but I am happier than I could ever imagine having these two precious children. They add so much joy, wonder, excitement, marvel to my life that it more than makes up for the quadrupled housework and never-ending cascade of laundry. Some friends have described their children, particularly boys, as tornados. I'd describe A as a lava flow - a stupendous explosion followed by slow, complete destruction. Watching him in action taking apart the playroom, bedroom, kitchen cabinets is poetry in motion. He's totally deliberate and thorough. You don't even realize the chaos in his wake he's so much fun to watch.
Ok, while Birthday Boy naps I'm going to sneak in a bit more Harry Potter. I'm about halfway through.
Life is good.