Thursday, March 23
Just look at this face......

This is EXACTLY how I feel right now...this little fella does a nice job of visually depicting just how TICKED OFF I am, and at the same time, beautifully so.

I planned a surprise night out with my husband. No kids (all three spending the night out?? How often does THAT happen??!). Dinner reservations at one of our ALL TIME FAVORITE RESTAURANTS (and I HAVE to add, if you're EVER within an hour's drive of Lookout Mountain--Tennessee OR Georgia ;)--you MUST, I repeat MUST check this place out! I'd recommend the "Slash & Burn" catfish & coconut cake.....and I don't even LIKE coconut cake. Southern Living agrees, and, even at today's gas prices, it's more than worth the drive and your time. You may thank me later by bringing me a slice of cake).

I'm not gonna tell ya the other surprises I had planned because my children read this blog. They'd "ick" out.

And if I ever had any doubts before (which I don't), I am convinced SATAN IS ALIVE AND KICKING AND HE HATES MARRIAGE AND HE'S LAUGHING AND DOING A HAPPY JIG RIGHT NOW.

Tad is working LATE :(. Major "thing" at work...not exactly something you can plan for. Not only did I have to (tearfully) call and cancel our dinner reservations, he may not come home until......who knows?????

The saving grace is . . . I WILL be ready for him (we'll call this "Plan B") ;)

Who's laughin' at who now?

Oh, yeah, evidently this is a very famous picture. Here's a link to give credit where credit is due.

  Into the pensieve on Thursday, March 23, 2006
  Your thoughts, please (5)

At March 23, 2006, Blogger Charles said...

Hey wait a minute. I thought we were invited out to eat with you. I didn't know it was a romantic surprise night out on the Mountain. Are we invited to plan B too? Just kidding. That is too bad because He's only gonna turn 50 one time and that's a big birthday. Take care and we will see you soon.

At March 24, 2006, Blogger Robin said...

It's all about goin' with the flow, were invited out LAST night instead of tonight, so I switched things up a bit. Well, I freakin' TRIED to switch things up. He's gonna whip your tail tellin' everyone he's 50! Plan B worked out just fine, but I had a contingency Plan C waiting in the wings just in case ;). Ciao for now.

At October 10, 2006, Blogger Malissa said...

aww shucks huh! I tried a surprise weekend away once--let's just say that I guess non surprise works better;)

At October 12, 2006, Blogger Pamela said...

great blue bird --

As for the other part, I have never been very good at disappointment.

Plan B for me would have been a cry baby cribsy.

At October 13, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry about the messed up weekend - good for you! Not letting changed plans ruin the night ;)

But, seriously, catfish? I guess it takes all kinds.


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