Oh, what a cynical world we live in. What sad joyless fools we have allowed ourselves to become. How have we, as a society, failed to recognize the simple, blissful magic of a birthday card that plays music when we open it? What wonder! What magic! What a catchy little tune!
We should count ourselves lucky that we have the unsullied innocence of children, such as this happy little one-year-old here, to direct us toward the marvels all around us, in our lives and in our birthday cards:
(by Dennis DiClaudio)