Sorry this is so late. Nearly a month has passed, since you hit this milestone, and I have struggled to find the right words to say.
Boy2, 16 years have passed since you came into my life, and the path you are on is beginning to slowly pull you out into your own orbit. You have graced all of us with your presence, and it has been at times, entertaining, at times frustrating.
You are the one that I worry most about at times, you carry your emotions inside, releasingthem in a torrent of feelings that seem to overwealm you.
But you are simply one of the most loving and caring individuals I have ever seen. You have a sense of social justice that amazes me. You make good friends and they seem to stick. People seem drawn to you, you give of a sense of fun that is contagious.
You have helped make this whole transition of life changing events easier for me to bear, without even knowing it.
Your love of music is great, you like obscure bands, and will give just about anything a chance. You have talent in this area, but i get the sense, that you pursue this for the sheer joy of it not for any outward reasons.
You march to the beat of your own drummer, in a place where conformity is the rule, you stand out, comfortable in your own skin, and carry yourself with a quiet confidence that I never had.
Happy belated birthday, and keep reaching for those dreams.
4 years ago