|You say it's my birthday...
||[Aug. 7th, 2004|05:27 pm]
|||||Broken - Seether feat. Amy Lee - The Punisher||]|
Or, at least, it was yesterday. Yes, as mentioned a week or so ago, my 30th birthday was yesterday. The party I was hoping to throw myself didn't end up happening, but it was still a pretty good day, anyways. Went to work (bleh), then I went to the comic book store. Unfortunately, Gail wasn't around, so I didn't get to chat with her, as I was hoping to, but I did find that technomonkey had left me a gift certificate there as a birthday gift. Woo-hoo! That allowed me to make another dent in my hold box (but, only a dent. I'm way behind due to my various periods of unemployment this past year. But, since I have a regular income, I'm taking out more than is getting put in each week, which is the right direction...)
After hitting the comic book store, I went to hang out at "Casa de La Palma" (the nickname for Cariss's place), where I found Cariss, Myra, Myra's mom (who we all just refer to as "Mom"), Little James, and technomonkey (who I haven't seen in a couple of weeks, due to his being incredibly busy studying to become a chiropractor). I had no plans to even mention, let alone make a big deal out of, my birthday there. I kind of figured any effort I made along those lines had failed, and I might as well give up...
So, Myra, Little James and I go get Little Caesar's for dinner for the group, and upon returning, I find that streamers have been put up, and the dining room table is decorated with super-hero plates, napkins, and cups, with a purple tablecloth and plasticware...Yeah, the group there decided to throw me a surprise party. And yes, I was surprised...We hung out and talked the entire night (I finally left around 1:30, I believe...), ate pizza, ice cream cake (Mmmmm....), all in all, it was a very pleasant, relaxing time. Thanks again to everyone who was there (although, only two of those people read this, so I'll need to send this out again through email...)
I've got other news going on in my life, which I will share sometime soon after August 15th. Not safe to do so until then, unfortunately.