view 19 - love thursday: date night

The other night, in an uncharacteristically spontaneous way, Marcus suggested that we get a babysitter so that the two of us could check out an area of town with new bars and restaurants and lounges.  Since it had been an embarrassingly long time since we had a date night, I booked the sitter before he even had the words out of his mouth.

We had a great time.

I wish I could remember the name of this cocktail so that I could tell you to avoid it at all costs.  Seriously horrible.  Like chilled minty mouthwash. 

But it was expensive, so I drank it all.  Because I'm thrifty.

 Dinner was great -- a place called Straits


A lovely night.  And a great reminder that we need to do date night more often.

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Happy Love Thursday, everyone.  Please leave your stories or your links to words or images of love in the comments below.

And on this, Christmas Eve, during the bustle of the season, just a little reminder  to spend some quality time with the people you love the most.  It's important.


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