And I was proud, too, of Boy Wonder, who wished Miss M an unprompted happy birthday early in the morning and tried hard to be happy for her all day. (That's challenging work for a five year-old, you know.) He received a consolation present--a small, loud turkey he felt sure Santa would never find at Carpe Librum. Boy Wonder has quite rightfully pointed out that although his sister is awash in stuffed animals, he has very few.
UPDATE: A couple more birthday shots: