She shrieked, "AH!!!", walking into the dining room. In the the halfly dark house, we were still scrambling to find a place to conceal all parts of our bodies. Then, someone screamed, "Surprise!" . All of us just came out from the hiding places, chanting the same phrase and surrounding the birthday girl. Raymond was holding Faith coming in from the backyard. Faith was one clueless baby clinging to her daddy with her happy mood from a good long afternoon nap.
For once, the birthday eating is not super lavish. And, for once, the birthday surprise party is a real ambush.