November 13 2022
Happy 17th Birthday to Thomas!! 🎉❤️🎉
Cheesecake with homemade cherry sauce. 😋😋😋
I am incredibly proud of you.
And I’m excited for the future life you are creating for yourself.
Love you forever. ❤️❤️❤️
May the stars of a million moons always guide you.
April 3 2022
On February 26, 2022 I turned 52 years old. I seem to be behind in many non-urgent tasks these days. My body decided to get my attention once I hit 50, along with being extremely exhausted. I’ve had my hands full addressing some health issues, along with addressing urgent or deadline intense matters for Thomas and Lillian.
We had a low-key, mild celebration. The Romano Duo and my brother came to our place, with Frank kicking things off by making me a couple of virgin bloody marys. We had lunch together, opened gifts, and then enjoyed a vegan, strawberry rhubarb pie. Thomas chose a gorgeous flower bouquet for me. ❤️❤️❤️
We also celebrated a win for Lillian. She has pretty much conquered her fear of cats, so we lit a candle for her to blow out in celebration. There’s something to be said for exposure therapy. It absolutely worked magic when Thomas finally convinced me to allow him to adopt a cat. Chad Basil the First came into our lives in December 2021 for Thomas to care for and have as emotional support. Lillian has slowly warmed up to him, at about the same pace as Basil has taken to open up to us.
It’s been all I can do to keep …
Celebrating the 52nd Birthday – Camilla Downs