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45 and Counting

Posted by Hisham
Thursday 01 February 2018 at 10:36 pm.
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I am now 45 years old.

For the first time ever my family threw me a small birthday celebration.

The Away Team

It began with Yaya and Adik's family calling from the other side of the planet. We had a good talk. Yaya and Adik had plenty to tell us after they sang me the birthday song.

Wrapped

When I got home from work Ain and Irfan sprung me with an unexpected birthday present.

Food

Besides the present Ain had also been working hard to make the above when I was at work!

Chicken too

This nasi rempah with the spiced chicken lauk was delicious.

Kek

To cap it all off, they even got me a birthday cake.

From MSG Unicorn

The present Irfan got for me was a Gundam Super Deformed Sinanju which I thought I would assemble when I have the time and place it on my office table. We have never really celebrated my birthday before because it seemed like a useless gesture, what with the lack of money we used to experience. Even if we survived for the month we would not have any extra cash to do or buy anything else.

However, this evening felt like another affirmation that things are looking much, much better for our family. Alhamdulillah.

One comment

sila

we loved singing happy birthday to you!!! :-D yay to cake and nasi rempah! oooh ask yong for the recipe for nasi rempah. it looks deeeeelicious. :-D

love you, and happy birthday! to many more happy birthdays to you and the family!

sila - 11-03-’18 10:22


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