Joel’s Birthday: Then and Now

A decade apart, a different house, and a different canine companion to help celebrate.

Twenty five seconds of awkward eye contact while I sniveled and warbled my way through the Happy Birthday song to Joel and Peanut (in spirit because it was her birthday, too) for the fifth year in a row.

He was paying more attention ten years ago. Having no sense of reverence for the moment, Penelope successfully executed her attempt to taste the cake a literal second after the photo below was taken.

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