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Jul 04

Daily Pics: May The Fourth Be With You, English Hubby

by in Everyday Journeys

It's English Hubby's birthday today. Fireworks have been arranged and everyone gets the day off to celebrate. Birthdays are special. What comes to mind is Sheryl Sandberg's beautiful and tearfully honest Facebook post:

“I have learned gratitude. Real gratitude for the things I took for granted before – like life. As heartbroken as I am, I look at my children each day and rejoice that they are alive. I appreciate every smile, every hug. I no longer take each day for granted. When a friend told me that he hates birthdays and so he was not celebrating his, I looked at him and said through tears, “Celebrate your birthday, goddammit. You are lucky to have each one.””

We spent the day together, really together. Family snuggles, cards and presents in bed, a walk to our new neighborhood breakfast place, an aborted trip to the Intrepid Museum and the High Line, naps at home, cream frosted carrot cake, fried chicken, giggles, cuddles, kisses and more. A befitting way to celebrate the birthday of the most amazing man I have ever met.


Birthday cards

My H.H.


Baby giving card to dad

Who's your daddy?!



Lots of thoughtful presents


Baby cuddling daddy

Birthday cuddles - not sure who's enjoying them more!


Baby playing with spoons

Experimenting with spoons


Birthday cake

Someone's eyeing the cake


Connect the dots

It's all about the journey



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