Take Advantage

(S taking Katie and I for a walk) Saturday afternoon, S told me to get dressed up. Apparently, we were going to take Katie for a walk. So we dressed up fancy, loaded up the dog, and wandered leisurely around downtown for several hours. We’ve never done this before. When I asked S why he…

Secret Plans

  Last week, I noticed a new entry in S and my shared calender:   Secret plans! Those are my favorite! He wouldn’t start giving me clues until Thursday: 1) Dress warm 2) We’ve never done it before 3) I might want to take pictures So, knowing nothing more than those three things, I got…

Keep It Classy

Remember how we’re poor? Well, one tactic to feeling less poor, is to interrupt routines, make things special. For example, simply eating by candlelight can change an entire dining experience, and costs very little. S is a master at this. The other night, S came home from work with a surprise: brie cheese. I never…