Ah, my birthday. In the past I have had parties with pinatas, gone to dance clubs and had birthday brunches. This year, I played scrabble. While this might not seem as traditionally celebratory (and in Ki-Ki's words "really lame"), we have a great time. After traveling nonstop for The Year of the Dog and constantly eating out (due to our kitchen construction), a quiet evening in is a luxurious gift.
However, it is not without its injustices. Even though my larger vocabulary is evident, Robert is able to get twice the points from the word "OX" than I do for "OSMOSIS" and he wins! I suppose getting older is learning how to lose gracefully.