Because nothing says "Happy 40th Birthday, we love you" quite like a taxidermy skunk.
I am absolutely thrilled.
Little guy needs a name.
Best gift ever.
I was also surprised with this sweet Robert Parker print that I very much wanted when I saw it.
We're still a house of sick people here. The oldest is feeling a bit better but the baby is absolutely miserable with coughing and sneezing and runny nose. I woke up this morning and had totally lost my voice overnight. But it's been a very good day. I'm going to bundle up and go lay in the hammock soon and later on we're going out to get groceries for dinner: lobster, fresh oysters and white wine.
Edit: here is the lobster which I promptly and humanely dispached as soon as we got home:
And my dinner
And here is my card made by the oldest:
It's been a very, very blessed year.