My Mom’s Birthday

March 28th is my Mom’s birthday, so I spent a significant part of the day first at an Italian restaurant and then at my parents’ house. I also got one of those “need it yesterday, if possible” translation rush jobs. Not overly long, thank goodness, but the source text was only available on paper and weirdly laid out, too.

The birthday dinner was actually quite nice. The starter was an antipasto platter, then I had pasta with tomato-prosecco-garlic sauce and scampi and finally a wonderfully rich hot chocolate.

I have photos, too, under the cut:

Birthday Party

My Mom's birthday party, March 28, 2011. I'm in the top left corner.

Birthday party

The other side of the table. I'm still in the top left corner

Antipasto platter

A platter of mixed antipasti

Birthday presents

Presents and cards. The books are from me and my Dad, though I picked them.

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4 Responses to My Mom’s Birthday

  1. Sherwood says:

    Looks like everybody had an excellent time!

    • Cora says:

      I think they all enjoyed themselves, even my uncle on the far left who’s going through a difficult time right now.

  2. Estara says:

    That platter looks delicious *wipes drool off chin*. The pictures look remarkably what birthdays look like around our house, too ^^.

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