Ethan's classmate Sophia just turned 8. Her parents were cool enough (or uncool enough) to invite the grown-ups over too.
There was bed jumping, Twister, dog kissing, back bending, gross-mixture-in-a-bottle shaking, silly giggling, baby coddling, and--yes--even birthday cake eating.
Birthday parties represent everything good about the world. They bring out the best in people. They make you happy to be alive. Like all great things, they pass too soon. But isn't it nice to know that there will always be joy in the world, because every day is somebody's birthday?
Happy birthday, Sophia.