My daughter’s father’s birthday is Thursday.
“Perhaps I could give him this?”
“He wouldn’t like it.”
“Seriously?” The comment caught me off guard as I know this man, and unless things have changed drastically in the past few months, he would like it.
“It’s from you.”
And I have no answer to that. It is a silence followed by a change of subject as there are other things to chat about, to laugh about, and to consider as we venture down the path.