27 September 2004, a momentous day.
As of 5:19 a.m. on the 27th, Ian has been on this earth one entire year. Marysia and I find it hard to comprehend, but this also means that we have been parents for one entire year.
(Although on those nights when Ian wakes us at 4:00 a.m. time does seem to move more slowly.)
“Happy Birthday To You” (© Summy-Birchard Music) was sung and, with Marysia’s “assistance,” Ian blew out his first birthday candle.
Inhale, inhale, inhale and…