Saturday, October 16, 2010
Happy (Belated*) Birthday
Yesterday was a bit of a party... or at least we played like it was party time. First with play dough that Maria was aching to make with me. And then with a couple of new toys I have been saving for Marissa and Dominic.
(tee hee :: My own children know full well how excited I have been about this.)
Obviously, I remembered to bring out the camera... yay!
How about a little photopalooza?
Happy Birthday Marissa!
Happy Birthday Dominic!
Aunty sure did have fun!
*I am not an altruist. I believe I've got the regard and devotion parts going on, but I must confess my selfless component is sorely lacking. This defect in my character is plainly evident when it comes to Dominic and Marissa's birthdays. I find them toys, totally awesome ones, if I may say, and I buy the toys, and then... and then I cannot stand to miss the party, to skip the part where I see their eyes pop out, watch them hug the package, maybe squeal. I don't want to be hundreds of miles away when they play, discover, uncover, and delight in the new toy. I even like the part where they move on to a another interest, or when the gift suddenly becomes frustrating or boring... I simply love sharing in their whole experience.
So. Yes, I did stash their totally awesome gifts, knowing they were due for a visit soon. And yes, this is an embarrassing and selfish admission. Look away! I am not worthy!