The menu consisted of beef Wellington with roasted baby asparagus, followed by a decadent chocolate pudding boston cream birthday cake, plus the makings of strawberry shortcake for those who don't eat chocolate--or who wanted two desserts.
Because of the pandemic, birthday boy waved the candles out instead of blowing on them.
My grandson and his girlfriend had brought their drone along, and after dinner was over, and gifts had been opened, they gave us a demo on how it worked. The girls were enthralled. I think their dad was too.
Everyone seemed to have a fun time, and for me, just being able to spend these couple of hours surrounded by family was a special blessing.