Friday, November 7, 2008

Happy Birthday to me!!

Surprise!! I feel like such a spoiled girl...
my birthday started saturday and didn't end until monday. i guess that's what you get when your birthday falls on a dreaded monday. it started with a package from mom- she is the greatest!! she sent me my favorite- granola- i need to learn how to make it myself because it is a constant request. i also got cards from jordy and daddy and mommy- thanks guys then, that night the girls (keekee, hayley, kat, and asako) took me out to dinner to haleiwa eats
where they serve up the best thai food this side of...
then sunday rolled around and everyone was being so nice to me. i got to talk to the fam via skype and they all met juano! bless his heart- he was so nervous his little hands were sweating and he was hanging on to my elbow for dear life. it was quite the experience. thanks for all the birthday wishes everyone!!
then juano needed a walk so he coaxed me out of the house and we walked toward the temple (the hotspot for sunday strollers). as we were walking we happened upon a blanket with food laid out on it and a balloon. 'what's this?' i asked satirically. everything was covered in tinfoil so i couldn't tell what juano had made for me. i opened it up and you'd never guess but it was a pan of sushi!! and fruit, and apple juice, and chocolate covered mac nuts, and every good thing. he made me sushi and he doesn't even like raw fish or sushi that much. wow- what a guy! look at all that beautiful sushi and juano rolled all of it all by himself (well asako taught him how to do it- but still!). it was an awesome surprise. we had a lovely little picnic near the temple- it was a very memorable birthday.
and it didn't end there...monday-my actual birthday-i got lei'd! asako gave me the most beautiful sweet smelling lei ever. white ginger. it smells like heaven. i wore it all day and just drank it in. then i put it by my bedside and breathed it in all night long the whole week. it was beautiful.
why is everyone so nice to me?

6 comments:

Jackie and Ike Stafford said...

Sounds like heaven, what a romantic you've got hanging around I hope he's a keeper. Happy belated birthday!

shimmyshimmy said...

Jackie!! i still can't look at your blog!! its killing me!

BRYSEN AND KATE said...

AMY!!! Happy Birthdya. I love and miss you so much. you are the best and i can't wait to see you next month. By the way Juano did good with your birthday. how cute i love you

LauraDave said...

well, you see, we are all so nice to you because we have to be... and because we love you so much too... i guess. that sushi looked pretty good. i made my first fried tempura roll the other day, that was really good!

Jeana said...

I'm glad you're happy, you deserve it!

Life out Here said...

Oh I love that you had such a wonderful birthday! As soon as I saw that plate of sushi, I said "That guy is a KEEPER!!". So cool, Ames. How perfect for you. ;) Happy late birthday, sorry I didn't even know!!