In December, Jess received a birthday card along with photos from a young man. Because it was such a nice gesture, we mailed him photos. Finding a Valentine’s card in the mailbox from him was a delightful surprise!! Sometimes, it’s the littlest things that are a really big deal and this card was a big deal. Apparently, he was smitten. He had taken her photo to school, shared with his friends and let it be known that this was his girlfriend.
The only thing we had planned for Valentine’s was to have breakfast at the Ihop. I’m going to digress before I even get started…. I’m surprised Apple hasn’t tried to make them change their name? I’m sure they would have contested this if it were the iHop…. anyhow…. the waitress came to take our order, we weren’t ready, so she asked what we’d like to drink. Husband wanted coffee, I had OJ and then she turned to Jess. With a deadpan face, using Speak for Yourself, Jess said “martini”. (This word was just opened a few days earlier and like anything new, you want to play with it). The waitress was taken a little off guard, Jess smirked and we all laughed. Then Jess ordered water because they don’t serve martinis at the Ihop! It could be big if they did. [Read more…] about Secret admirer