A simple -- but meaningful -- number.
Twenty-six letters in the alphabet.
It's the atomic number of iron.
Michigan is the 26th state admitted to the union.
It's the length of a marathon, give or take a yard or 385.
A rhombicuboctahedron is a 26-sided object.
XXVI in Roman numerals.
110102 in binary.
And today, it's the age of my Number 2 son, the Drama King, who today takes his first step into his LATE 20s and his second quarter-century of life.
How did this happen? When did my little boy with his head in the clouds turn into a man?
Happy birthday, Drama King. I love you, even if you don't want to grow up.