Monday, May 26, 2008

Long Weekend of Birthday Happiness

There are several great things about being born at the end of May and one of them is Memorial Day weekend. Every year I celebrate my birthday during the whole entire weekend and I don't think that there has ever been bad weather on my birthday.

I also love buttercups because I always found buttercups on the playground right before my birthday.

Today Peter took me to Jackson Diner for a wonderful buffet lunch where I had tandoori chicken, chicken makhanwala, aloo gobi, potato dosai, and naan bread. It's hours later and I'm still full. It's really the best place to eat Indian food and I'm probably the only person in the world that is happy that they have moved into a bigger location because it means that we don't have to wait two hours for a table.

Then we went to Patel Brothers grocery store next door where we bought bags and bags of spices. Cauliflower for 99 cents, a pound of turmeric for $1.99. By the end of this shopping trip Peter was saying, "Screw you Mrs. Greens!" We left the store with bags of groceries and only spent $19! This place is like the Disney World of Food.

Afterwards we went to Carroll Gardens and walked around. I love walking around the city during Memorial Day weekend and Fourth of July weekend. I don't know why, but the city literally empties out. And I LOVE New York without a ton of people. I think Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to visit New York City because you can always get a seat at your favorite restaurants and bars, you don't have to dodge a million people, and the weather is perfect.

Tomorrow's my real birthday day and that's when I get my PRESENTS!

1 comment:

Anna May Won't said...

happy birthday! glad to hear you had such a lovely one.