Six days after Easter Sunday this year was Caleb’s birthday: the big 2-5. We had a few people over for BBQ and chocolate-cherry cake: one of the simplest recipes that gets the best reactions: pour chocolate cake batter into pan, pour cherry pie filling into pan, bake for longer than usual.
Here I am: Haaaaaaapppy birthday….
The little group that gathered to celebrate:
I thought this picture was funny:
Caleb with some presents and cards on bday morning:
The next day, Caleb ran a 5K with a group from our church. Start:
Finish! Caleb finished 2nd in his age group and 14th overall out of 600+. 😀
Two days later, we attended a farewell dinner for a colonel that Caleb organized. I helped with decorations and had fun flexing my creative muscles. The colonel and his wife were Alabama alumni so the theme was Alabama/college football. Creating football-themed tables without it looking like a seven-year-old’s birthday party was a bit of a challenge but here’s what I came up with:
Each table’s flag had a different Alabama keyword.