Nicky’s Birthday

Nicky on His Seventh Birthday

Nicky on His Seventh Birthday, photo by Harold Davis.

Nicky is seven, and it’s hard to understand where the time has gone. I remember him the day he was born, even then all mischief and sweetness and obvious intelligence.

Nicky celebrated his birthday with his first-grade class (the photo above is in his classroom), in after-school, and (of course) with us and his grandparents. The photo below shows the aftermath of opening birthday and “unbirthday” presents.

I don’t mean to give a false impression of extravagance with this photo. This year, like so many others, we are watching every penny. Each brother got a book, a lego toy, and a set of Kapla blocks. Once again, Phyllis made her famous castle cake (a/k/a Faulty Towers Cake). The boys sure enjoyed the presents, and the fierce rush of joy of present opening.

After all the toys were open, Nicky said, “Dad, this is my best birthday ever!”

Birthday Quake

View this image larger.

Other Nicky photos: Nicky is 4; Nicky on Flickr.

This entry was posted in Bemusements, Kids.

2 Trackbacks

  1. By Picking Up Big Brothers | Photoblog 2.0 on December 6, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    […] this snapshot, Katie Rose is in her carriage on her way to pick up big brothers Julian, Nicky, and […]

  2. By Nicky Is Nine | Photoblog 2.0 on November 21, 2010 at 6:55 pm

    […] Kids in Yosemite Katie’s Big Brothers Nicky on Black Nicky with Face Painting Alien Monster Nicky Is Seven Snaggle-Tooth Nicky Nicky is […]

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

*
*