(October 2009. Nicholas on his 3rd birthday)
Nicholas made two requests on his birthday:
1. Stay home from school with Oliver so they can play
Legos all day long...which they did.
2. Eat Toaster Strudels for breakfast ( I added sprinkles).
A birthday dream come true.
As per tradition on October 6th, (Nicholas's birthday),
we're going to a movie.
That certainly makes the movie more fun, plus we brought blankets!
This year, my Mom and Dad joined us for the evening, which I was
so grateful for since Mr. Nielson had been at the ranch all week.
(Having him back this weekend will be so good!).
On my Instagram feed, I posted a photo of Gigs with his
birthday cake (from the Sweet Tooth Fairy), and I asked readers to write a
favorite memory or why they love Nicholas.
It's been so fun to read notes from loved ones and even strangers
share why they love my Gigs.
@jkliondy: "I don't know him but love the story of how he bonded
with you again after the accident. Chickie, I think??
I was thinking of that earlier today actually."
@jkindly: "My favorite thing is the story of how Gigs made his way back to you
after the accident. Beautiful."
@morganclarkkk: "He's so funny!"
@lucymarionbeesley: "He lets me kiss his cheeks every time I see him
even though he hates it. He used to cuddle up with me and watch the Grinch,
he used to call me momma, he makes me so happy because I
feel his tender sweet spirit. I love him so much!!!"
@rara._.23: "He is always very sweet and never forgets to say
hello to me in the hall"
I love you, my Nicholas Jones Nielson!
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