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pre-birthday

nola: this package is for you.
me: yes--do you know what it is?
nola: no.
me: it's a birthday present.
nola: i know that.
nola: how old will you be on your birthday?
me: 38.
nola: whoa.
nola: that's a big number!
me: [hiding smile] yes, it is.
nola: are you going to be taller?
nola: will be you be taller on your birthday?
me: no, i'm sorry, i'm as tall as i'm ever going to be.
nola: i like you how you're supposed to be.

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