There was a lot of excitement in our family last week.
First my father turned 70 and then Max turned three. We celebrated both with a favorite in our house – rainbow cupcakes:
Here’s my father making a wish and Max helping him blow the candle
followed by high-fives. Max had so much fun blowing the candle that he did it several times.
This birthday is a really big deal for my Dad, not only because it’s a round number and because we got to celebrate together in India but also because he had a couple very serious bouts of cancer in the last decade and we weren’t sure if he would make it. The last decade has been very, very difficult for my Dad. We are all thrilled that he beat cancer and the radiation and chemo therapies that followed and is doing well today. We are excited he and my Mom were able to make this trip to India to see us and get to know India a little bit. Happy, happy birthday, Dyado (grandpa)!!!
Max’s birthday started out a little rough. He may have shed a few tears because turning three is no joke after all. But things got better when we took cupcakes for him to celebrate his birthday with his friends at school.
Max is a happy and energetic little boy. He loves his big sister and they get along most of the time. He loves, loves, loves cars. His absolute favorite is Lightning McQueen. He also loves playing with his wooden train set, building with blocks and drawing. He has a little wooden bike with no pedals and he has gotten really good about riding it around the compound. He is very quick on it but is also very careful, watching for cars and making sure he is safe.
Happy birthday, sweet Max!!!