Saturday, December 26th 2015 – 45th Birthday
After all were in bed in Plymouth Christmas night, Dear Hubsand builds me a fire:
After nearly tropical temperatures leading up to Christmas, the cold front finally arrives in a single instant when the wind changes direction, bringing a sudden chill. We have to move our chairs to the other side of the fire pit and EVERYTHING.
In the morning on the pullout couch I awake pinned between Dear Hubsand and one of my kids WHILE being crushed by the most spectacularly obese cat -Henry- of whom I paradoxically can NOT get enough.
Here is Hubsand vaguely approximating my condition later the same day:
I love my birthday because nobody ever has plans the day AFTER Christmas. It’s just about the most low-pressure, unstructured day of the year. As such, there was time for Jenga with the kids:
I mean, Jenga with all THESE kids:
This year was a grand break in tradition in that I actually tried -and partially succeeded- in wrangling family together for something. Here we are gathered for one split second in the pub:
Then to Boston Improv!
Then back home where Paul prepared a spectacular Sushi Feast:
Unfortunately Mom couldn’t make it, but everyone else loved it, including these two kindred spirits here:
Thanks everyone, especially DLove, for my wonderful (ahem…45th) Birthday!!!