A friend of mine suggested that I make this a semi-regular feature, bugging y’all for dating advice, stories, etc. since I am not the only one dealing with trying to figure “this” out. My last post on the subject seemed to be popular, so I’ll see what I can come up every few weeks or so. Just remember, when you get sick of me writing these posts, to please blame my anonymous friend for encouraging this :-)
I mentioned yesterday that I went out and bought shoes for the first time in years. While I was at the store, I got a couple of other things. A few shirts, a pair of gloves and these:
The cashier was very friendly and commented that my daughter and husband would probably really like these watches. I don’t think she was trying to be rude, I think she just figured a not-far-from-40 woman would not be buying these for herself.
Well, you know that I was, because you know me. Since I don’t care for other jewelry, watches are my “thing”, preferably larger ones like these. I figured I would treat myself since I was already splurging on shoes. The character references were just the icing on the pink and black cupcake.
The “If We Met for Coffee…” post series was started by Diana at Part Time Monster. I don’t drink coffee but still try to take part when I can…because not all rambles of mine are worth a full post of their own. :-)
It’s been a while since I wrote one of these posts, but tonight seems like a good time to come back to this series. It’s just a little after 7 PM and it is very, very dark outside. The temperatures are dropping, though not as bad as a few days ago. Perfect night to hang out, chat and have some hot chocolate. I even bought mini candy canes to melt into mine. No, really, it’s really good.
I think I need to clear some things up…
Yes, this time last year I was in “like” with somebody.
Yes, I have been told I look younger than my age. I don’t necessarily agree but I am not going to fight that battle.
Yes, I am OK with long-distance relationships. No, they aren’t doomed to failure. Yes, they take hella lot of work.
After the fun of trying to convey the word “swarm” in a photo yesterday, you would think I would be anxious to take an actual picture for “landscape”.
Except, I am off today and being lazy. Perhaps I shall try to take a new landscape picture over the weekend, but today you get Matthew and Taylor on a lake.
He’s wearing the hoodie he lent her at Busch Gardens in the picture I used for “moment”, was two weeks later. It was a pretty brisk day and they pedaled the boat for well over an hour.
They ended getting misted by the fountain and spent some time chasing after a goose. I don’t think the goose knew or just never really felt threatened by this dynamic duo. Those pictures are great, but they show Taylor’s face so I won’t post those.
Ah, young love. They dated for another seven months or so after this. Looks like it was fun while it lasted :-)
Taken with the Droid X stock camera app, no filter.