We traveled to Spokane to put our broken down Discovery into storage and to have a little fun with the family for Rick's 41st birthday.
I like to be funny some years by giving him a silly character theme and also make sure his age is fully represented in candles. This year it was Green Lantern. He's always kept this old Green Lantern ring from his childhood that looks about a thousand times cooler than anything they make today, of course. Did I think to bring it to the party? No way.
It's critical to choose a small enough cake, to enable a forest fire effect when the flames catch on to each other. Don't conduct your festivities under the smoke detector.
One of my favorite pictures of the day is a lucky snapshot of Garrett and Brenna playing around together. The last few months' events have strained their relationship and it made my heart so happy to see this.