Change is inevitable, and so often welcome. These young ones have brought deep change to this woman of habits and dependability. They suggest making a birthday cake for their grandfather and I say, “Why yes, yes you can do that,” he and I having let go of that tradition years ago, happy with just a simple acknowledgement of the significance of the day. While shooping for their summer journals they both have ideas for gifts, and they go about planning a small celebration for him.
Happy Birthday G! It’s good to be loved.