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Dear Julian-Bug,

Happy second birthday!  I find it both amazing how fast time has gone and how much we have been able to cram into such a short time.

In one year you have gone from cruising to running and climbing and jumping, from mimicking words to saying sentences, stories and songs.  Your vocabulary is huge and varied and we can understand about 90% of what you say.  You can count to 10, sing your ABCs (mostly), know animal sounds (especially if it can roar like a lion or dragon), and just this week figured out a few colors.  You use "please" and "thank you" and say "bless you."  You are a fantastic singer, which I imagine you won't believe when I tell you when you're older, but you actually sing, not yell, and are in tune and often on pitch.  Your favorite song to sing is "Tomorrow" from Annie and we had a few weeks of "Let it Go."  "Farmer in the Dell," "Wheels on the Bus," "Twinkle, Twinkle Lit…