Feb. 28 is my birthday.
I already accepted a generous plan of going off somewhere
on my birthday week with my Beloved.
But that was last year.
Since last week I was on 'cramming' mode
trying to tie up details for a major exhibition in April.
So I canceled any bday plans hoping I can reschedule in March
during the long Holy week break . . .
Well, hopefully . . .
But instead of working in the studio
I decided to delegate tasks
so I can treat the family for lunch . . .
I just ordered and had the food delivered.
Oh who am I kidding?
I was deep in work at home!
I just took time off from editing
to feast on my birthday lunch!
It has been a tradition to have something long (noodles) on ones bday
but I am not exactly a great believer in this.
I mean, who wants a long life?
Nope, not me ;-)
The food was hot and yummy.
My two older sisters are happy.
I promised to treat them later for mani/pedicure.
That is, if I can finish all my editing tasks . . .
. . . yeah.
It raises your blood sugar.
It damages your teeth.
But it makes you happy
and leaves a sweet taste on the mouth
and makes you drool on a busy day.
So what if this diabetically yours
rocky road ice cream cake
will not make me a sweet person.
Who wants to be all nice and sweet anyway?
My two dogs Sweepy and Babur are enjoying their meal.
No they had their favorite boiled chicken with rice.
Dogs can not eat chocolate and all the rich foods I have.
What they needed was more time with me . . .
. . . to goof off.
I did try to take several breaks during the day
to mess up their play . . .
and hug my trees (Yvon and Chicky are flowering!)
wave my greetings to Troy (this is how I address all the lizards)
and fed our adopted cat on the roof Petrocelli
and Dawgy, the dog across us.
I can not find MrFrogsky and MrLeach
but that's OK.
My day is complete at 2 PM
as I type this on birthday.
There's a long day ahead
and I was able to do most of what I needed to do.
Maybe, when I'm done and relaxing with my polished nails
I can attend a mass and thank God
for giving me another full and exciting day
with friends who rock my world
and made it complete.
PS. I owe you a holiday, Patrick.
And thank you for bearing with this hyper friend.