Thursday, March 11, 2010
Last night we celebrated Melanie's 27th birthday ! What a joy she is to us. Not only is she kind and sweet, but she is my good friend and the most fantastic mother I have ever met.
A favorite meal, cake, ice cream and of course presents and the laughter of both family and friends. Papa, has not lost his golden touch and calmed a fussy baby in no time at all. He is a natural with children of all ages, but pretty much a miracle worker with tiny babies. I suppose they sense his calm and gentle nature.
Family and friends around the table
Melanie blowing out the candles
Cake and Ice cream topped with a mountain of whipped cream, of course this was more than Melanie could eat but it was fun for her to make her Birthday Mountain.
Elizabeth waiting for birthday cake
Emery and Yen, treasured moments
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...