Lucy spent her birthday morning opening lovely notes and presents from grandparents:
And then we went to Lucy's favorite restaurant, Por Que No. She loves their guacamole. I kid you not, four month old Lucy ate an entire serving of quacamole there, and it has been true love ever since. She invited her aunts and uncles and the dear Riley family:
Everyone thought it was a bit of a gloomy day to have a birthday but, for me, it was perfect. One year ago I looked out of a raindrop covered hospital window to a city covered with light grey clouds and listened to a new little life cry (when the sound was not drowned out by the ipod we shamefully used that first night to keep lucy sleeping).