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Franky’s 12th

The nephews have back-to-back birthdays. This makes for an exciting couple of weeks. Franky, the oldest of the two, turned 12 yesterday. I am in utter disbelief. He’s on the verge of being a teenager. Where did the time go? I could have sworn it was just yesterday that I was in the delivery room with my sister awaiting Franky’s arrival. I still remember holding him just minutes after he was born and telling him that we (the whole family) were so excited and happy to finally meet him.

Franky with his mom & my sis Cathee - 1998

It is times like this where I feel like I have missed so much because I’ve lived so far away. To me, he’s still a little kid.

Franky's 1st day of school

Franky's 1st Snowboarding Trip

Of course, I was quickly snapped into reality when Franky tells me his birthday dinner is going to be at a sushi restaurant called Sake. Sushi?! What happened to the days we went bowling? or to Chuck E. Cheese? Or Red Robin? {Sigh!} I had no idea what sushi was when I was 12.

We (family and a few family friends) met up at Sake for a dinner. There were so many of us that we got our own private room. Service was tad slow, but we all had a good time. The birthday boy was so full from his dinner that he didn’t have room for dessert. {Oh the travesty of it all!}

Here are a few pics from the night.

The Birthday boy with his dinner

My delicious dinner