We were onboard for my wife's 50th b'day which happened to coincide with one of our cruise companion's b'day, too. We had a special dinner for the two of them; we even invited the Captain to dinner; he accepted. Birthdays, and anniversaries (been onboard for two of those), onboard are fantastic!
"The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
F Scott Fitzgerald
Silversea Silver Explorer (23nts) - Kangerlussuaq, Greenland - Nome, Alaska - Aug 14
Seven Seas Voyager (30nts) - Dubai - Cape Town - Nov 14