Monday, April 26, 2010
Happy Birthday, Robert
The day after tomorrow, April 28, is my oldest son's birthday. He will be 28. The approach of this day fills me with melancholy as it has for the past 12 years. You see, my son has informed me he wants no part of me in his life. It's a long story, but let me assure you that I am no monster and my only crime against Robert has been loving him unconditionally. I envy those among you who can bake a cake for your son or daughter and celebrate the anniversary of his or her birth. You don't know how lucky you are.