Today’s my birthday.
As I get older, I start caring less and less about birthdays–but I still loathe to spend them alone. Luckily, my husband always spoils me on my birthday with a nice dinner, a just-what-I-need present or a surprise vacation.
However, I must admit, the most memorable birthday I’ve ever had happened before his time.
This is the story of the best birthday I ever had–in Shanghai.
How I Turned 28 in Shanghai
“I hate to sound demanding,” I said to my Chinese-Italian friend, Leona. “But I really need to do something on my birthday. Can we get our friends together and have a quick dinner or something?”