Because he loves me beyond all reason, he then threw on some clothes and went out to the store and bought me a cake. When I got up at about 6:30 and went out into the dining area, this is what greeted me:
(The picture is a little dark. If you can't see, there's a small cake, two mugs, a carafe of coffee, roses, and a card. The roses are from a couple of days ago. Since he is flying out to day and won’t return until Sunday, he has been doing birthday things for me all week.) He is the sweetest.
And just because, here is a gratuitous shot of Princess Viva:
Many happy returns of the day.