A few years ago I felt like throwing an elegant party my birthday.
I decided to do it at a wonderful local restaurant, in a cozy and comfortable banquet room that felt just right.
I believe we had about 25 people at the party, seated at four tables, 6 people per table or so. It was an intimate gathering of friends, where most people knew each other very well.
Dinner was served, then desert. "Happy Birthday" was sung a...