Well, today is actually Lily and Vergil's birthday and the big socially-distanced, outdoors party was postponed due to a constant steady rain but Lily and Jessie decided to throw caution to the winds and get the cousins together at Jessie's house to play and eat cupcakes.
And there were presents for all the children, even the ones who don't have birthdays this month.
Boppy was not exactly thrilled with this idea. We've been following every rule about distancing and masks and testing and, and, and...
But I wanted to take our presents over and see Lily on her birthday and see Owen, even though it was a day late, and when we got to the house, Glen reached for his mask and I didn't.
"Are you going to wear a mask?" he asked me.
I simply said, "No."
And he didn't either although he didn't hug or kiss. I snuck a few of those in though. I just can't not do it. I've broken.
It was so lovely. So sweet. When I gave Levon his present he somberly handed it back and asked if I would unwrap it for him and so we did it together. I gave him a construction machinery alphabet book and we read it. We gave August a beautifully illustrated book of classic fairy tales and a heart lamp which he had wanted. We gave Owen a Lego kit he'd asked for.