My birthday started off pretty well. Uneventful at work; no one knew it was my birthday.
In the afternoon, I took off work and went to a movie matinee with my wife. We saw Sicko, the Michael Moore documentary. I won't get into it too much in this post, but I do recommend all Americans to see this movie. Even if you aren't American and want to feel superior to America, you should see this film. I may post more about it in the future. The link I have here has some pretty interesting stories about it - worth checking out.
After the movie, we had a nice early dinner at Biaggi's. It was a very pleasant and not at all crowded at that time of the day. A friend at work, gave us a gift card as a wedding gift, so we used that. Otherwise, we wouldn't have been able to eat there until something financially goes our way.
Afterwards, we went back to the house where we were hosting my mother and my sister for a little birthday get together. The trouble is my wife got a migraine and went to bed before they got there. So, we didn't do the cake thing, since my wife was the one who got it. We did LOOK at the cake, though. It was from a Donut Bank Bakery, which is a local fixture. They make the best cakes. Because I am a Cincinnati Bengal fan, the cake was white with orange and black docorations and lettering.
The message on the cake was, "Happy Who-Dey, Jeff". I'll explain: There is an expression around Cincinnati that boosts the Bengals. Of course, it is "Who Dey?!" It is part of a longer chant that goes like this: "Who Dey, Who Dey! Who dey think gonna beat dem Bengals?!?" I thought it was a little clever for my wife to think of that for the cake.
We ended up cutting the cake the next day. Considering how BAD my birthdays have been, it was a pretty good day. Of course, that is a topic for another time.
Thanks for all the well wishes I got in blogland. It is a pity that I didn't get any cash from you, lol, but just the fact that you think of me on my birthday is gift enough. Thanks again, from the bottom of my heart!