Saturday, July 04, 2009

Got my wish

We all went out to dinner, courtesy of Mom & Dad, and then home for cake and presents and a movie. I wanted The Gods Must Be Crazy but Shirley at the local video store says they don't have it because whenever people rent that one, they don't bring it back. So we settled for Groundhog Day instead.

The restaurant is a fun family place with playgrounds and oldey-timey newspapers shellacked to the tables and a couple rooms full of antique stuff all lined up on shelves.

Oh, and the big (and in fact New and Improved and very big) beefcake poster in the ladies' room, with a little trapdoor in a strategic spot, with a "go ahead and open it" message on the little trapdoor, and which, upon opening, sounds a Very Loud Alarm so everyone else in the restaurant can look over to see who's coming out of the ladies room.

We decided to resist temptation this time.

ANYway. Here's the view before and after sunset. You can see the airport just to the left of the orange chimney in the daytime photo, and a jet getting ready to land there in the lower one. Well, you might not be able to see it at this size. But it's there in the larger version.









And my Hershey's Kisses and "Leave Julia Alone" coupons from the girls (that's where I give Robin a coupon and she moves 30 steps away from Julia and leaves her alone for three hours - looking forward to redeeming those), and a colorful new keychain from a friend, and the blanket, which is from Mom - she made it herself! ...I'm told there's a story there?

2 comments:

Bob July 04, 2009 8:24 PM  

And my arm. Don't forget my arm.

Steve July 05, 2009 6:02 PM  

Sounds like a great night!
Happy birthday

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