Birthday Bash and Crash
August 9, 2013
On June 22, 2013, I woke up as if it were any other day, but it was not any other day, it was my birthday. I got up and took a shower, brushed my teeth and hair and dressed in a nice, but casual outfit. A pair of blue, white, and red plaid shorts with a solid red polo shirt and white under shirt was my outfit of choice. I was excited for my party even though I knew what I was getting as a gift. All I had asked for was an Xbox 360. I knew my mother and the rest of my family had done everything they could to make sure I got it. I was so happy for a lot of things though. I was getting an Xbox, my older brother, Zach was coming, and it was a cook out. Even though the party was small, it was the best party ever. My whole family would be coming to the party my mom had planned.
Everyone began to arrive around 2:00 in the afternoon. My mom was busy cooking in the kitchen and a family friend, Mr. Rick was cooking hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill. My granny, Winston and Gail, Brianna, Zach, and Gracie all came over. Once the food was all cooked and ready, we all ate. We had hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, cole slaw, devilled eggs, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, and potato chips. Of course there was a big cake with “Happy Birthday Nathan” in red letters for dessert.
After eating lunch, it was time for presents. I got the best things ever. Everything I needed and wanted were nicely wrapped or boxed. My gifts included a metallic black Xbox 360, five games, including Minecraft and Call of Duty, 1600 Microsoft points, a set of black and green Turtle Beach headphones, and an extra controller which was purple. I know these were very expensive gifts and I am very grateful to my family. I know that they love me a lot and the really care about my wants and needs.
After opening my gifts, my brother, Zach and I decided to throw the football. Before we went outside, he...
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