Saturday, April 26, 2008

Happy 39th Birthday, Japa!!!

Whoa. 39 years old. Hehehe. Despite it being his birthday, we had a normal Saturday: breakfast at home, late lunch at La Vista. Then we went home for a short nap, then mass at Pentecost. Japa figured he'd do a 2-for-1 mass to celebrate his birth day AND Sunday mass. Typical eh?

For dinner, we had texted family to join us. Originally, we were set to go to Pho Hoa, a Vietnamese restaurant in Eastwood. When I was in the middle of writing down appetizers for everyone, the manager approached me and told me that they had no credit card facility for the night...that I had to pay cash. O-o-o-kay. And I was salivating for some of the appetizers!!! Grrrrr! Needless to say, we left Pho Hoa in a huff.

And proceeded to our all -time fave and back up place for eating: Omakase! Hehehe. Rogan was literally jumping for joy on the way to the car from Pho Hoa. I got a text message from Robin saying "Yes! Thank you, Pho Hoa!" Told you it was an all-time family fave!

We were a noisy bunch at the restaurant. The poor diners had to endure our loudness and rambunctiousness all throughout dinner :) It did help that we were in a private room, although there was 1 poor family who had to sit through it all, hehehehe.

My gift? Nothing yet, although I have been planning to get Japa the new Sony A700 camera. It'll have to wait though, when someone comes home from the States. He also wants a forerunner GPS watch that measures his strides, and distance and other stuff for running. I have absolutely NO idea what it does! :)

Just one scrap today:

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