Belated happy birthday, Ni! It’s been two days since your birthday but we’ve been so busy celebrating (among other things) that I have not had the chance to greet you via my blog. Just wanted to say, hope you had a great birthday and that we did justice to celebrating your special day. This year you specifically asked me NOT to throw you a surprise party and NOT to make “too big” a deal on your birthday. I had to really hold back because you do know how much I love surprising you and how I think birthdays should be a big deal. :)
I wish you the very best. You deserve that and so much more—especially since you have to live with someone who is an eternal worrywart, a reforming pessimist, a “makes mountains out of molehills” kind of wife who staunchly refuses to do laundry.
To my best friend, my partner, my ally and my love: Thanks for knowing when I need you to take the lead and show me the way, when I simply need your presence by my side, and when I need your support as I try to do my own thing.
Here are some pictures of Jojo’s birthday dinner at Shanghai Palace last Saturday.
Yes, I did try to "hold back" on making "too big a deal" on his birthday ... just like he told me to =)