And now a return to a series of posts that has been on hiatus for several months: reviewing the family photo archives for interesting observations of the past.
Today we arrive at my daughter’s 3rd birthday. By this stage between her and the cousins we had a pack of three kids with accompanying parents and grandparents.
The big gift of this birthday was the school bus. See the picture below:
(Curious thing is that I found the tattered remains of it in a closet this morning while looking for a trash bag to line the trash can. Still around after all these years.)
This was before the years of specialized cakes. So the cake is a traditional, two-layered round cake.
But there was a lot more. A good stack of colorfully wrapped boxes and bags to open:
There was a lot of excitement. Simple things and simple times are often the source of the most fun, and the sweetest memories.