My best buddy's birthday today. . .
And, in usual Zeli house fashion, we are celebrating with the ususal birthday weekend.
Last night: Two pre-birthday presents, a special Lego construction by Jack and a culinary Obi Wan Kenobee (a cool cinnamon and sugar mill shaker) to match Luke Skywalker (the sea salt mill) and Darth Vader (the pepper mill). Jack's first soccer game of the fall season. Uncle Ken joined us, and came back to the house for a backyard fire (no, not the whole backyard, just in the fire bowl thingy) and marshmallows. He and Sam enjoyed some guy time, and Jack and I fell asleep watching Ratatouille on the new couch and chair. . . bliss. . .
Today, birthday in full swing: Coffee and chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast. Sam is out kayaking this morning before the rain comes. Later we hope to have a great dinner out somewhere. . . cake with Nan and PapPap. . . a visit to Pittsburgh and Rei for some more birthday goodies. . . presents. . . and homemade crab-stuffed mushrooms. Yum =0]
Birthday weekend, baby. Let's get this party started!