"Are you feeling okay? You seem to have been tired lately," he asked her last night.
|Silk Robe by Johanna Harmon|
"Well, now that you mention it, between all of the stress at work, and the heat this summer, I do feel a little bit... wilted, I think you could say. Why do you ask?"
"Well, I've been thinking that we could use a long weekend away at The Spa in The Mountains; do you think you could get a Thursday and Friday off sometime in late September?"
Can she get a couple of days off??? She would QUIT her very irritating job in order to get away to go to the spa. Does she enjoy days wearing nothing but a bathrobe (or maybe nothing), being pampered, and then spending the evening eating gourmet cuisine in an elegant and romantic setting with her very best friend? CAN SHE GET A COUPLE OF DAYS OFF??? What a silly question...
"I need to check the vacation calendar at work, but go ahead and book us in. I'm sure I can work out something..."
He always said that he knew he would marry her the minute he saw that she had green eyes. That, and the first time he held her hand and felt how soft her skin is. THIS is going to be the weekend that they both remember those feelings...
cream crystal clutch – Whiting & Davis; black mother of pearl earrings
– SlaneSolis; ring – Maya Magal; baroque pearl necklace – ginette_ny;
shawl – Hermes; seafoam sweater – Jardin des Orangers; ivory cardigan – Theory;
floral sweater – Ted Baker; clutch bag – Uroco; mother of pearl earrings
– Kendra Scott; beaded dress – Adrianna Papell; velvet pants –
Six weeks later, driving home:
"Would you mind if we did this every 3 or 4 months? I think it's really good for both of us."
"No, not at all. I think it's a great idea."
inside, she's jumping up and down, and squealing like a 6 year old on Christmas morning...