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Oma & Opa’s Birthdays (and Anniversary)

1st August 2010

Oma & Opa’s Birthdays (and Anniversary)

My parent’s birthdays are one day apart and Zora wanted to have a party for them.   She carefully chose the candles and cake (she wanted white cake with cream cheese frosting in the middle and strawberry frosting on the outside.  I think what she *really* wanted was enough frosting that she could eat half of it and still have enough to decorate the cake.  :laughn1: )  When they came over she insisted on digging out all of the old birthday party left-over supplies for a more festive experience.  Steve & Nora were here too, but they might shoot me if I posted the pictures, since I kept catching them with full mouths and mid-expression.

Clearly, they are still in love.

He kept asking me: “Is the plate full or empty?”  and it sort of confused me.  He asked in between each bite.  After about the third time I finally figured out he was asking if it was ok if he didn’t eat it all.  (Do I have to make the plate empty?) As soon as I told him he didn’t have to finish it, he looked relieved and left the rest of the cake.  A kid that isn’t really into cake just baffles my brain.

This entry was posted on Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at 1:57 AM and is filed under Autistic Life, Birthday, Extended Family, The 2 Opas (J's Parents), The Kids. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

There is currently one response to “Oma & Opa’s Birthdays (and Anniversary)”

  1. 1 On September 9th, 2010, Teresa Schrag said:
       

    Thank you so much for all your trouble. Zora told me about all the things you had done, including ‘I got to pick out the candles’ and all the details. It was a relaxed and enjoyable time.

     
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