Since a week, I had been planning a dinner for over 20 people and had reserved the table and all. But when it came to inviting everyone and getting confirmations, I got ZERO; well, only one maybe from Stallion
. So I called and cancelled the reservations and thought "To hell with it". We ended up planning on a small dinner for 6 people at Le Notre
; we were supposed to be there at 10:30. But before that, I was supposed to go with Steve for a small business meeting at Pomodoro's. We were supposed to be there at 9:30, and as usual my timings are off so ended up being a little late, sorry about that:P It was just so weird that everyone rejected the whole night out, that it made me suspect them planning a surprise for me. So I go over to Steve's house thinking that someone will jump on me or something, and when he opened the door, it was just him looking like he just woke up. At that point, I gave up on the whole idea; wasn't pissed off or anything only disappointed cos wanted to spend this year birthday with all these incredible people I met during the past year, plus its not every year that my birthday friday the 13th:P So we chill for a bit and then head to Pomodoro. As I'm walking in, the waiters are all looking at me with smiles on their faces, and I'm thinking "Wow, how welcoming". I'm walking in looking back, and when I turn my face over 20 people scream out "Surprise!!!!!!!" :D I was in awe; totally shocked. I was speechless and just froze for a few minutes. Was just staring at all those people and couldnt say a single word. Everyone I cared about was there. Even people I didnt expect to be there were there. Somehow they all managed to contact each other to give me a special night and they did. I didnt expect it at all, especially after Steve's house. Was I surprised? Hell yeah!! I had a great night, incredible time, great people. Thank you all for everything!!
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