But first, of course, we had the meal of barbecued chicken, corn-on-the-cob, cole slaw, apple sauce, sliced tomatoes, bread, and lots of lunch-leftover extras! And we sang Happy Birthday, and ate the birthday cake (and all those other birthday-cake-related foods!) We raised glasses of champagne and toasted the birthday girl! And it had been such a beautiful day, and was such a beautiful evening, and we felt such familial love, and a blessed feeling wafted over us all, and we had that sugar buzz goin' on, not to mention the champagne... and, well, Reader Dear, I'll confess I'm speaking only for myself, as I can't actually get inside the heads of my DNA-related kin!
*However, I know for a fact everybody had fun with the paper lanterns my sister unwrapped!
One and all, Dear Reader, exclaimed about the great time we had figuring out how to get those tissue-paper constructions up into the night sky, and then watching them float magically into the distance!
Here, Viewer Dear, is how The Tiny Actor expressed his feelings on the matter.
They echoed mine.......