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03 February 2007 @ 11:29 am
Guess what?

Today's the 39th anniversary of my birth!

If my father were alive, he would no doubt point out that my age is now the product of two primes (When I turned 27, he congratulated me on achieving a prime power. He was a mathematician. I miss him.)

My mom left the cold prairies (9°F yesterday morning) to fly south for my birthday. She arrived just before we opened the doors on Spun!: Solar Rotisserie Throwdown 2007. One of my favorite days of the year is my birthday, when I spend the day in the kitchen cooking yummy food for my friends. It's always a joy to watch everyone enjoy the vittles of love. This year, I made barbequed tofu, mashed potatoes, musaman curry, bindi masala, a big plate of grilled veggies and a fresh green herbal salad. Ana made couscous and the most beautiful dish of the evening, the pineapple coconut rice.

photo of Ana's lovely pineapple coconut rice

Andy made a delicious sweet banana-nut pudding and Alaa made her fabulous tabouleh. Yum!!!

Here's me taking a picture of myself blowing the candles out on a vegan king cake.

photo of Dave vs. the vegan King Cake of his 39th birthday

It was great to see all the people who came. I love my friends and I can think of no better way to celebrate my life than to be surrounded by them.

If you came to the party, thank you! It was so good to see you! I can't wait for next year!
Southern Mandarinamericangod on February 3rd, 2007 06:13 pm (UTC)
happy b-day. i'm sorry i couldn't be there last night. i had to work. *sniffle*
Jesswhisenandizzle on February 3rd, 2007 07:47 pm (UTC)
Wow! Happy birthday! It seems like you had a wonderful, love-filled day. (And the food looks i n c r e d i b l e.) I'm glad.

P.S. Your beard looks like it's going to catch on fire in that picture...
retc: 24retc on February 3rd, 2007 08:34 pm (UTC)
I love the picture!
We had a wonderful time.
The food was amazing.
Glad we were able to make it.
pee-pee-poo-poo-headkittee on February 3rd, 2007 09:19 pm (UTC)
happy birthday, since today IS THE BIG DAY!!!

I DIDN'T GET TO MEET YOUR MOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i think we were too busy downstairs being ridiculous. oh well!

i had lots of fun, dave.

humidcityloki on February 3rd, 2007 11:32 pm (UTC)
Happy BDay Bro! Wait till next year when you join me in the 4th Decade...
Who bootless makes the breathless housewife churnjerrygarciuh on February 3rd, 2007 11:48 pm (UTC)
We love you bookoo! Hipppo birdie!

PS I think you may have spit on that cake!
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velvetrutvelvetrut on February 4th, 2007 08:19 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday Mr. Prime!
maitrixmaitrix on February 5th, 2007 04:49 am (UTC)
jeni-jen-jennola_darling on February 7th, 2007 03:48 pm (UTC)
here is the picture of you takin' a picture of yourself that I promised you.
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