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Happy Birthday to me, huh?

April 28, 2008

Six girls plan religiously for a dear friend’s birthday.

Cake, candles, decorations, gifts, cards, everything is taken care of. Yours truly, with other friends, work really hard in background to get all this done, without her knowledge.

You send out a mail to the whole batch saying be there sharp at 12o’clock to celebrate her birthday.

So the whole batch assembles at midnight to celebrate her birthday.

She cuts the cake, we sing “Happy Birthday to you”, wish her, put cake, water, eggs, n everything that we could see in the vicinity, on her 🙂

Suddenly the girls take out another cake and lights candles. Me, inspite of being in the core organising committee is totally unaware of this. I innocently asks the question “Why another cake”??

Thats when i get the biggest surprise of my life. They got the other cake for celebrating my birthday. Tomorrow is the last day of our exams and we are all going to be away for six months, for our summer internships. Seven of us are going to be in four different cities. So they planned to celebrate my birthday one month before so that they all can be with me during my celebration. My constant rant that ‘no one of you are going to be with me on my birthday’ prompted them further to do this.

I cut the cake and the usual rituals associated with the birthday happens to me also. Get bums, get drenched in water and cake, girls decorate my room, gives me a beautiful birthday card, books and perfumes as gifts. So I had a birthday celebration one month in advance of my real birthday. I dont know what makes me more happy – the way they cared for me and surprised me or the way they planned everything without my notice.

I am gonna miss this place for the next 6 months. No matter how far i am from my home, the people surrounding me, always makes me feel special.

Mn,Pj,Sh,So,Nl & Nv, you girls rock. I will miss you people a lot.


From → b skul, friends, surprise

  1. awww. :)Happy birthday in advance! 🙂

  2. birthday wishes in advance..and yeah ur friends did an awesome job..they make sense to the word FRIENDS!!

  3. woww!! that was a neat birthday surprise…:Dwishing u as much fun on ur real birthday :)cheers!!

  4. That was great! You deserve every bit of all of it…enjoy your time with them to the max dear…all my wishes for you..

  5. @the girl from ipanemaThanks a lot and welcome to my blog :)@mathewYeah, they really make sense of the word ‘FRIENDS’@priThanks a lot pri and welcome to the blog :)@pratibhaThanks dear. But i am going to miss them for the next few months. 😦

  6. Awwww! That’s cute !

  7. wonderful thats really most pleasant and memorable birthday treat u can wish to get.No better way to answer ur rants 🙂

  8. u deserved to have the surprise, we wish we could be thr for ur real b’day…this is the least we could do in order to celebrate together….aftr all, u forget…we need to ask for a huugggee bday treat na 😉 …. hopin ur real bday is even more fun n really wish we could all have been thr then too….thanks for the lovely post buddy,made us all feel too nice i must say! missin u a lot….tc….Pooj

  9. Wow..its great to have frnds like that..and what a feeling to be surprised like that! 🙂

  10. @aparnaSure it was@mitraYeah i know, no better way to answer my rants.@poojTreat is on the way dear. Miss u too. :(@arojI am really lucky to have them in my life. 🙂

  11. here u go on ur actual birthday.”HAPPY BIRTHDAY”

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