With Dave taking the Texas Bar in 10 days, and me in my third trimeseter of pregnancy, Valentine's Day 2009 promised to be anything but hot and heavy. (Although. If you just count me, at 30 weeks I'm tipping the scales pretty heavily these days. And I'm hot ALL. THE. TIME. I haven't resorted to turning on the air conditioning yet, but I'm loving me some ceiling fans.) So when Dave brought up Valentine's gifts a couple of weeks ago, my response was: "Why don't we get something fun for both of us, like a Wii?" Ever the one to take hints, Dave came home a week ago with this:
He even surprised me with one of these:
Although frankly, that probably won't be getting much use until May or so. Since I've never been one for forced romance or overpriced flowers, this suits us just right. Perhaps my favorite Valentine's day ever was in 2002. Dave and I had just gotten engaged like a week before, so we really didn't need another romantic evening. And since the Olympics were on in Utah, we celebrated by going to a hockey game with some friends. I can't remember who was playing (maybe Bulgaria? we certainly couldn't afford tickets to a US game), but it was sure fun!