Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Yeah, I am blogging on Wednesday about something that happened on Saturday. Let's face it, unless I blog about it, it's like it didn't happen.


Despite the fact we did not dance on the rooftops in Paris,
Roger and I did get to steal a moment away last weekend,
just the two of us, to celebrate an early Valentine's Day.
We went to a lovely wine and cheese bar
that is pretty fancy for our little college town.

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There was cheesecake and not cheese involved this time, though.
Pistachio Cheesecake, to be exact, and maybe
a little white wine.

I might have gotten a little tipsy
in the glow of the candlelight.
We might have played footsie under the table.

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There is the best quote painted in a mural
over the loo that I have to share with you...
it always captivates me and brings on a grin
when I go in there to powder my nose...

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"I only drink champagne when I'm happy, and when I'm sad.
Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone.
When I have company, I consider it obligatory.
I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am.
Otherwise I never touch it - unless I'm thirsty."
~Lilly Bollinger

15 comments:

R Montalban said...

You are just so lovely, playing footsie, awww.

singedwingangel said...

ugh I don't like champagne or wine but I can flat put away some cheesecake. Aww romance under a table I think I have forgotten how that works

Caution Flag said...

I suspect that anyone who noticed you all ended up smiling!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Love the quote.

Mindy said...

Ah, sounds wonderful. I'd like a romantic dinner out, but I might settle for a bit of footsy under the dinner table tonight. :0)

Sue said...

heehee

Love the quote. And the footsies.

=)

Ms.Wasteland said...

Sounds like you had a great time!

I would mug a Golden Girl for a piece of cheesecake right now.

Sarah said...

Sweet post. I love the quote.

Stephanie K. said...

My hubby and I celebrated my birthday/Valentine's day with a night in the big city...3 hour Indian dinner, uninterrupted conversation, and unbroken eye-gazes...so I know where you're coming from. It was lovely. We ended the meal with champagne! Great quote.

Susan said...

What a great quote, and I love the wine glass photo, very pretty.

From Tracie said...

That is a great quote.

Sounds like a wonderful date.

Now pass some cheesecake my way, please!

Two Normal Moms said...

I love that quote! I think it'd be fun to have a very cool quote painted on the wall in my kitchen. But hey, the loo works, too! ;-)
-Ally

Anne-Marie said...

Aww, cheesecake and wine sounds like the perfect Valentine's Date! And the footsies, you are too cute =)

Marie said...

Great quote! Glad you got out for some fun.

Caroline of Salsa Pie said...

ohmygosh we SO need a date night. Seriously. It looks like y'all had fun! I love places like that--although in this moment they seem like a distant memory. ;)
Love the quote. Miss Bollinger was a clever and honest gal! :)