Wednesday, July 21, 2004

When thirty five candles means you'll eat more wax than cake


iTunes is playing: Half a Boy and Half a Man - Sleepy LaBeef - Labour Of Love - The Music of Nick Lowe
This wife of mine loves cats. And it was no surprise today when at the prata place on River Valley Road that she started telling me about how the cat that hangs out there's been stuck in the paint shop next to the prata place. As she's telling me about the plight of the cat, there's the sound of mewing from the paint shop, and Prata Cat sticks his head out the grille on top of the door. Wifey does what? She takes a chair, raises it up and coaxes the cat to jump onto it. It works. Another successful animal rescue. What I didn't expect was a very, very sweet gesture from her. After I had told her I would meet her at the prata place, she went to a cake shop, bought a cake and candle and once I sat down and before I ordered a tea, whipped out both and sang happy birthday as if she'd been doing this every day. Photos by Mrs Miyagi. Tiramisu from Sweet Secrets. Shirt by Adidas. Tea from Spize River Valley Road. Hair by the bastard barber of Holland Village. We then went and watched Taegukgi, raved about it for the next hour after, had tea again, bought some groceries from the seven eleven, and then went home. It apparently will get better than this, cos the wifey sez she's got a prezzie for me to be delivered in the morrow. Can't wait.


12 Comments:

Blogger Mezz said...

Mwahaha...(sung off-key) "Happee Birf Dae too yoo...Happee Birf Dae too yoo...Happee Birf Dae too Mygisy...HAPPEEE BIIIIRRRFFFF DDDAAAEEEE TOOOOO YOOOO...."

7/21/2004 04:53:00 AM  
Blogger Cowboy Caleb said...

how old be you now?
how old be you now?
how olddddddd be you nowwwww?
how old be you now?

(to the tune of 'Happy Birthday Be You')

7/21/2004 06:14:00 AM  
Blogger Woof! said...

Happy Birthday!

Who's this bastard barber and what's he done to you? ur hair looks intact.. haha.. that sounds like a story...

7/21/2004 08:39:00 AM  
Blogger JellyGirl said...

Oh well, urm, hair grows out? Happy Birthday! Hope you got/get lots of nice pressies!

7/21/2004 09:59:00 AM  
Blogger powerpuff said...

your wives and girlfriedns all treat you very well ahahahahah! lucky you!

7/21/2004 10:41:00 AM  
Blogger powerpuff said...

heartshaped cake some more... soh loh-man-tik...

7/21/2004 10:42:00 AM  
Blogger Little Miss Drinkalot said...

Happy Birthday Miyagi. Your angels love you very much. Or maybe they just love cake.

7/21/2004 11:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your hair reminds me of my little cousin's hair...who gets cut by my aunt herself. Cute! -evie

7/21/2004 02:02:00 PM  
Blogger cour marly said...

Happy Birthday. Thanks for nudging a total stranger to blog ... and make her blog look purdy.

7/21/2004 02:55:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Bird-day, man. Ah, the big Three-Five. I just reached that same milestone a few days ago myself. I got a Crumpler bag from the wife. -mb

7/21/2004 03:42:00 PM  
Blogger Lost In Transition said...

Big three five? very old meh? congrats on finally reaching teenhood...dont grow up cus when u actually do, it means i have to too =P

7/21/2004 03:55:00 PM  
Blogger Mr Miyagi said...

Thank you all very much. Don't worry. Age shall not weary me. I shall not grow up. And MB, I think I know you from school or somewhere. Your (real) name sounds real familiar. Happy Birthmonth anyways! Crumpler bags are cool.
Cour Marly, no worries. I liked what I read, so I thought it'd be best if you continued.

7/21/2004 07:45:00 PM  

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