Heck yes! This weekend was definitely one of the best birthdays I have ever had. I think the main reason was because my birthday fell on a Saturday (the 24th) this year. Previous birthdays (including my 21st) included going to class, working, or going to bed early because I had a 9am class. That’s not a fun way to celebrate.
Friday night, C’Anna and her mom took me to this DELICIOUS restaurant in Bridgeport, West Virginia called Prevence Market. It was sooooo good! I got crab cake and vegetables. They each got me a few gifts including David Archuleta’s autograph and homemade chocolates!!! Do these people know me well or what!?
Saturday, the day of my birthday, I came home to Cumberland. I went to dinner with Lyndsay, Danny, Jackie, Brittney, Kim, and Kristin at City Lights in downtown Cumberland. I hadn’t eaten there in a while but it was yummmmy! Danny got me Power Rangers windows stickers, a new shirt, and a new hat! Jackie got me hand sanitizers (long story!), and Brittney got me balloons and a card! After dinner, we met up with Johnny and Rachel and went bowling at White Oaks. I thought that we would be able to bowl at 9:30, but it didn’t start until closer to 11. So, I spent an hour and a half and about $10 in quarters trying to win something in the damn claw machine. Johnny spent 1 quarter and won a bee stuffed animal and gave it to me! Yes!! Then, I used Lyndsay’s quarter and got myself that awesome Happy Birthday bear you see in the picture above! What an awesome gift to get! I was so excited! Rachel also met up with us after she got off work and got me an Augusten Burroughs book. I can’t wait to read it!
Sunday, I spent time with my family…who by default, don’t know when the camera is going to flash! But, I love them still the same. They had a birthday cake ready for me when I walked in on Sunday. My cousin Aurora was there which definitely made my birthday. She was so excited that it was my birthday so I asked her to help me blow my candles out. She happily obliged.
If you wrote me a message via Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, text messages, or called, thank you so much! I really mean it. I read every single message and I am so lucky to have such amazing people surrounding me on my birthday. I couldn’t have been happier this weekend!