In the end moosebraying had a wonderful birthday evening. His college roommate, Gavin, and friend Keau were able to join us for a delicious dinner, some good wine and some great conversation. Despite feeling utterly exhausted this morning from staying up past our bedtime, I feel awake from the energy of the evening. . .the kind of energy that comes from spending time with good friends.
Now to tackle the pile of work that lies before me (and perhaps sling back another cup of coffee)