Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Kevin's 30th Birthday 2010, Part 1

Kevin's birthday was really fabulous, if I'm allowed to say that as the organizer. First his buddy Jim from LA surprised him, then his brother Andrew flew in from Florida, and for his third surprise his friend Briggs showed up from Austin. It was a national party.

A few of us went to eat the most delicious steak and cheesecake at Luger's. We ate everything family style, and even though wee were there at lunchtimeJon gave him a fourth surprise. Jon got Kevin's childhood Dee Brown jersey signed by Dee Brown, the 1991 Slam Dunk Contest winner.

Kevin's 30th Birthday 2010
Outside Luger's

Kevin's 30th Birthday 2010
Kevin loved Dee Brown's signature. Best present ever, Jon!

Kevin's 30th Birthday 2010
Self-portrait of us on the subway by Jon (bottom right).  I learned this trick from Ash.

Then we had a lot of time to kill in the afternoon so we went back to our apartment, drank, and watched the Vancouver Winter Olympics opening ceremony. We particularly enjoyed the difficulty the torch bearers had lighting the torch. Finally, a larger group went out to his favorite bar in near home, the Brooklyn Inn, where we spent a shocking number of hours. I encouraged people to "dress like a professor" as the theme.  Here are some of the best dressed.

Kevin's 30th Birthday 2010
Rocking the professor theme

Kevin's 30th Birthday
With the pipe that Ash lent him for the occasion

Kevin's 30th Birthday 2010
The guys at Brooklyn Inn

The ladies, "bringing it"
What a great all-day celebration!  I had a fabulous time and it looked like other people were loving it too.  But this was just Saturday... the fun continued through Monday!


Té la mà Maria - Reus said...

very good blog, congratulations
regard from Reus Catalonia
thank you

Robin said...

Sorry we missed the celebration! Looks like it was a great time :-)

eralon said...

You and Cory were missed!

Ash said...

Um, can you at least photo shop my eyes open in that pic?!

eralon said...

You were looking down!

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