06 December 2010

She turned 25.

She's a quarter of a century old. Brave and kind. Smart and funny. She makes it quite impossible for us not to be proud of her. She has achieved so many things, is relentlessly pursuing her dreams, and takes leaps of faith that scares even the bravest member of our family - me. :P

Last year, for example, she brought her own condo unit without the help of family or anyone else. A bold, brave step for someone so young. Then again, I remember, my bestfriend Joy also built her house when she was 25 without anyone's help. So I guess, D is doing it right. :)

Last night, we celebrated her birthday at Lorenzo's Way. And we talked and laughed and just made sure she was happy.

I am very grateful to everyone who made D's birthday very special. I'm grateful, too, to all my friends who love her.

I hope that D will have a happy life. I pray she will be ridiculously wealthy and will be blessed with good health and a lot of wonderful memories.

Happy Birthday, Baden!


Dinner was at Lorenzo's Way at GB 5.
The conversation that night centered on cultural differences,
the Mindanao conflict, and World War II! Oh well. :D


Opened her gifts during coffee & dessert at Gelatissimo.
She's got a grateful heart and is quite easy to please.


Weeks before her birthday, I collected messages from family and friends,
and from people she finds inspiration from. Direk Joey Reyes sent a message, too.

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6 left some love :

Chelo December 7, 2010 at 2:32 AM  

what a beautiful celebration:-) she's blessed:-) super blessed and she deserves it:-)

Mommy Blogs December 7, 2010 at 4:28 PM  

proud to have met and known her! here's to you D!!!

Aileen Siroy December 7, 2010 at 8:00 PM  

Chelo said...
what a beautiful celebration:-) she's blessed:-) super blessed and she deserves it:-)

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It was a happy one, Chel. We all just wanted her to be happy. :)

Aileen Siroy December 7, 2010 at 8:01 PM  

Mommy Blogs said...
proud to have met and known her! here's to you D!!!

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Thanks, T!

julai December 10, 2010 at 6:25 PM  

Happy birthday to D. Ate Ai. You´re lucky to have a sister like her ate and she´s luckier to have an Ate like you.:)

Amping mo kanunay ate. muahhhhh

Liza December 17, 2010 at 12:06 PM  

I love her! I'm a big fan! Belated happy birthday to D! :-)

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