This is a post of major FAILS!
Sam and I celebrated our 2 year anniversary this week! And since he had the whole week off, and I always have Mondays off, we decided to celebrate our anniversary August, 12! Our original plan was to go to Excelsior and spend the whole day on Lake Minnetonka. But then I decided I wanted to go to Minnehaha falls, which later turned into – I want to go to Lake Harriet… Having lived in Minneapolis for a little over 2 years I have to admit, I’ve never REALLY been to Harriet. I’ve seen it, I’ve driven by it, but never walked around it! Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve never walked around Calhoun either, but I’ve been there plenty of times!
So we end up by the lake, and it’s a beautiful day… And then I remember that Patisserie 46 can’t be that far away, and since it’s our anniversary I just have to have one of their desserts, or at least the Big Ugly (a giant piece of meringue).
Of course on the way there we get sidetracked a lot, and I want to know the rental prices on the paddle boards, and I want to go stand on the dock (which I never do), and there is a kid who wants to run me over on his trike…
Then I see this:
And memories of Brooklyn Botanical Gardens mixed with Conservatory Garden in Central Park flood my mind, and all of a sudden I have to have a picture of every single flower there, and a dozen pictures of the fountain!
Common sense and Sam’s words of wisdom finally help me put my Samsung Galaxy away (but it does take great pictures! Doesn’t it?) And we continue our way to 46th street.
Having spent an extra 15 minutes trying to get to Patisserie 46 from the Rose Garden (there was a lot of road construction going on, so we had to take a detour), we come to find that it’s closed on Mondays. Which my phone informed me of, and I ignored the message an hour earlier.
Starving and upset (I didn’t get my sugar fix), we decide to go back to the car, brainstorming where we should eat. By the time we reach Harriet again Sam’s step-dad calls and says that he’s on his way over with Sam’s nephew! We hurry back home, having decided to eat at home, because A. It’s cheaper, and B. We don’t have to spend any money!
After Sam’s PB& J, and my sandwich with mustard and kielbasa, we head over to Mann 6 to watch Elysium. And let me tell you, Matt Damon isn’t all that bad! He does have a funky shaped nose though.
Plus dinner was amazing at the Convention Grill in Edina!
Now let’s fast forward to Wednesday, which is our actual anniversary. I get up at 5.45 and by 6.40 I am out the door to get to work. Having worked an 11 hour day, and watched Revenge (my latest obsession) on my break, I come home to a somewhat clean house, and decide to make something out of a zucchini, one of the mom’s in class brought for us. And only at about 8 pm that night, with the help of my in-laws, I find out that it is in fact our anniversary, and if it wasn’t for them wishing us a happy one, I would’ve forgotten all about it.
The moral of the story is: When you are married and you are forgetting your anniversary – it’s a good sign, that means you are not counting the days!
Happy Anniversary honey! I am not counting, I promise
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