On May 13th thirty-six years ago in a hospital in Quincy, MA, this little guy came into the world weighing a mere 5 lbs. 11 oz. He spent the first few months of his life sleeping with cats. Cats. I am not kidding.
And then in minutes that baby turned into this kid:
And then quickly became this brace-faced tween:
And moments later, a 6 pack a day of Coke drinking teen:
And soon after, what was written in the stars came true and he:
crossed paths and then it was 1999:
And what felt like a few days later this happened:
Followed almost instantly by that:
And after what I imagine feels like a nanosecond it is his 36th birthday. I am forever thankful for that day in May because without it my life wouldn't be as beautiful as it is now.
Happy Birthday Xian. I Heart You.