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June 15th marks a celebration I didn't know if I'd ever see: my son's fifth birthday. We assembled a quote board of Nicholas's most memorable lines from the year, including his prayers one night when he asked, "God bless the Superheroes who keep us safe. Superman, Batman and Robin."
The 21st birthday that seemed impossibly distant back then is now here -- and with its arrival comes my realization that I have been planning for it before you and I had even met.