Tonight was our 13th anniversary! We went to the Melting Pot for dinner – it was exceedingly delicious.
Our wedding anniversary is coming up next week – April 29th is our 12th! Now, Rob and I are pretty much “unromantic” – we do birthdays and Giftmas, but we don’t do Valentine’s day or anniversary gifts. We do things – weekend away, a more “special” date night – but we don’t do gifts. Heck, we rarely exchange cards for that matter.
So the other day I remembered that April 29th was coming up and I was curious to see what the traditional gift for the 12th is supposed to be (Silk, Silk & Linen, Pearls), how they’ve changed over the years, and why they’ve changed. I told Rob what I’d found, and we talked about it for a bit.
Today the UPS man dropped off a package. “Open it,” says Rob. “It’s your anniversary gift!”
It was pearls! The latest Pearls Before Swine collection, of course. I love it. :)
tl;dr – Twelfth wedding anniversary gift is pearls; the husband gets me the latest Pearls Before Swine book.
My Friday night, in bullet points:
- Company holiday party @ buffalo billiards! Fair warning of possible drunk tweets ahead! 7:15 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Putting chambord in JD is a Bad Idea. Maybe it was the sweet & sour 7:38 PM Dec 12th from txt
- The husband is doing tequila shots. This can’t end well. 8:34 PM Dec 12th from txt
- … I can’t remember exactly how many drinks I’ve had 9:00 PM Dec 12th from txt
- I have to pee. 9:07 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Sourdough rolls are great for soaking up alcohol! 9:57 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Tipsy, not blasted. Switching to water for now. 10:10 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Never mind, just had a shot of JD. 10:18 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Free alcohol rocks. Also, I should probably not have any more shots. 10:34 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Note to self: Strongbow goooood! 11:35 PM Dec 12th from txt
- I’m @ Fado’s – these guinness wings are incredible! 11:52 PM Dec 12th from txt
- Ok, forget tipsy, I’m gone 12:02 AM Dec 13th from txt
- 6th street is a lot of fun, but only if you’re half blasted. Or more. Which I am. At least. 12:23 AM Dec 13th from txt
- I am NOT a lightweight!!! 12:26 AM Dec 13th from txt
- The waves of sound and energy passing over me are incredible! 12:49 AM Dec 13th from txt
- @daun for large values of 2. Oh crap I’m so freakin’ drunk. Awesom. 2:02 AM Dec 13th from web in reply to daun
- @daun No, no it doesnt’. bit iut’s good. fuick fixing typos oh crap bed. I nened bed. whoa.\ 2:03 AM Dec 13th from web in reply to daun
- I swear I’m not a lightweight. 2:04 AM Dec 13th from web
- chugging water… then bed. whooooooooo! 2:06 AM Dec 13th from web
Much fun was had. :D
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Back home again after a fantastic weekend! More later. :)