Monday, October 26, 2009

Date Nights

Kim and I decided that we have slipped into a routine...wake up, get ready for work, go to work, come home, eat dinner, get things ready for work the next day/get things done around the house, go to bed, wake up and do it all over again...all day, every day. So we felt like we were just passing each other in the hallway, sitting across from each other at the dinner table, and laying next to each other at night. The usual, "How was your day", "How was work", "Goodmorning, "Goodnight" etc. Two weeks ago I proposed doing a date night once a week and alternating weeks. The first week was mine and we cooked dinner together (which is something we NEVER do) and we got comfy on the couch and watched a sweet love movie.

Last week it was Kim's turn. She took me to see Whip It (which was a kick ass movie), to dinner, and then surpirised me with 6X6 canvas's and finger paint. We sat at the kitchen table, REO on the stereo, and we painted these canvas's!! We did rainbows, hearts, peace signs, and other silly things!! It was so much fun and quite messy!!

So this week it is my turn and I'm at a loss!! Im swamped with work, working shitty hours this week which has me leaving very early and then not returning until 7 or 8 at night. So I have no idea what to do. She leaves this weekend to go on a mother/son trip with Ryan to go fly fishing! I will be at the hospital all weekend because my cousin (who is like my sister) is having a baby and kim and I have taken on the "baby daddy" role since the piece of shit who donated hasn't been seen in about 8 1/2 months (don't even get me started on that!).

So all in all we have a exhausting week, ending in weekends apart. I really need some sweet idea that will just blow her away!! I have tried googling ideas, but some of them are just stupid! Any ideas???

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tomorrow Is Not Guaranteed, Unfortunately

Its weird that I haven't blogged since before our wedding. I still get on all the time and check out everyone's blogs, but I haven't personally blogged. I have had so much go on in my life since the last time I have blogged...our amazing wedding, a new wonderful job, beginning a wonderful life with my *wife* (still love saying that), a packed for summer, and now school has started, lives are back to normal. However, yesterday got some news that has affected me more than I ever thought it would have, and for that reason I decided maybe blogging would help.

Everyone has different experiences in highschool and we all end and say goodbye to everyone, thinking that there will always be that day in the future when we will surely run into that person again. Either at the high school reunion, a bar, a friends party, etc. Never do you imagine that that is it and you will never have another opportunity.

I went to a small highschool, so I don't understand how it feels when someone says that they don't know people that graduated with them. I knew everyone that I graduated with, as well for the grades older and younger than I was. It was a small school, so you usually knew people pretty well.

Yesterday I was called by my best friend informing me that a girl we went to highschool with was killed in a car accident. Someone who we all knew and talked to regularly when we were in school. Haven't really talked to her since then, I don't think. But either way, I graduated about 5 years ago. She wasn't my best friend and we didnt talk on a regular basis. However, now that I know I never can, it has really affected me. I never would have imagined myself taking this as hard as I have, but I guess im just in complete shock that this happened.

Its crazy to think that maybe five years ago when I said goodbye to alot of people, it was for forever. Its sad and hard to think about. Not sure how I am supposed to feel about this, all I know is that im just sad and just down. Her family and friends are all in my thoughts, and I hope that this ultimately brings some of closer together, because its proof that we are not guaranteed tomorrow.