She took me to a high-qualit shop in the Portland area first and I thought it would be primarily for fun--in store window shopping. But two hours later I walked out of there with these boots on my feet.
I'd never paid a 3 figure price for shoes in my 58 years! I'm still feeling a bit weird about it.
After we left the shoe store we stopped to pick up a take and bake pizza--artichoke hearts/bacon/cheese--and headed over to our sister Jamie's apartment where she left me while she went to a Christian rock concert. Jamie and I polished off that pizza as we visited together for the first time in months;
All in all a good birthday which kept my lucky Friday the 13th birthday streak unbroken.