Saturday, November 10, 2007

Date night

So date night went really well. Bean was asleep well before we left and she slept the entire time we were gone.

Date night was great. We stopped for a quick pre-movie drink at the cheesy local restaurant (we live in what is decidedly the 'burbs, and there are no interesting bars or good restaurants nearby). We sat in the bar like grownups and watched the Nuggets take the Wizards to school. Then we walked over to the movie theater and saw "Dan in real life", which was funny if predictable. We were home by 9:15.

It was all wonderful and great, we had a good time and I'm glad Husband talked me into it.

But um, having a babysitter? THAT IS WEIRD! It makes me feel OLD.

My undergraduate student (who is wonderful and responsible and great) came over, and we showed her where everything was, we fed her dinner, we gave her all the emergency numbers, we told her "Help yourself to anything in the kitchen." It was WEIRD!

I don't know how many times I have been on the receiving end of the "Help yourself to anything in the kitchen" line, and it felt so strange to be delivering it. Husband and I laughed about it all night.


EcoGeoFemme said...

How great that your first babysitter experience was good.

Have you seen or read "The World According to Garp"? There is a scene where the babysitter flirts with the husband and says he is old at 30. 30?!

ScienceMama said...


arduous said...

haha. you ARE old!

Susan said...

I had that first babysitter experience a few weeks ago, SO odd. I felt like I was pretending to be a grownup...and I'm 35 :-)