My birthday last week was splendid! I enjoyed a lovely Valentine's/Birthday with Brian at Universal Studios which is ten minutes away from our house and then we went to dinner and a movie at Citywalk afterward. I just wanted to act like a tourist in my hometown and scream at the top of my lung which I did on the Mummy Ride!
Too bad it was so short but we'll be back because we got Buy One, Get a Year Free so we plan on hitting it up sometime again this year. I'm just gonna ride The Mummy three times in a row to get my fix.
We had some yummy food at Bubba Gump Shrimp. We'd never been there so it was nice to explore a new restaurant and eat some yummy shrimp or "strimps" like we jokingly call them.
The next night, our good friends made us dinner and had game night at their place. We had a blast. I'm really into playing Apples to Apples these days.
My mom and Stan visited during the weekend. We ended up going to The Stinking Rose which is an everything garlic restaurant. They have roasted garlic as an appetizer and we chowed down on them so much that we smelled like garlic for two days. Nice way to plant one on someone, right?
The thing about birthdays is that I feel blessed to be alive. I don't expect people to do anything for me, I just get excited that it's my day. I was so happy to receive some beautiful roses from Brian and a lovely bouquet from my dad. I also had some extremely beautiful cards with the loveliest words from my grandmother, mom and dad in-law, grandparents in-law, dad and hubby. I love getting cards, letters or anything written in the mail. It makes me so happy! Emails are great because they are fast but there is nothing like walking to the mailbox, shuffling through the bills and junk to find a lovely handwritten card from a loved one.
I hope you all had a lovely VDay and continue to celebrate Black History Month!
"I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits."- Martin Luther King, Jr.