Date Night!

Monday night, DH and I had our first date night since Evan was born (over a year ago). We went to an annual dinner that DH’s work hosts for a rather prestigious award in his general field of research.

It was not a typical date night, but it was wonderful none-the-less. One of the staff members at Evan’s daycare volunteered to babysit him, so she took him directly home with her. It was strange having both of us at home and not having him at our feet, reaching up to be picked up or crawl-running around the house.

We got to the venue of the dinner, ran into some of DH’s co-workers, and got a glass of wine. We ate hors d’oeuvres and chatted about our day and the people he knew there. We went into the beautifully decorated dining room and ate a four-course meal over a span of almost three hours.

The highlight of the evening was listening to Michael J. Fox speak about his childhood, his acting career, and his fight with Parkinson’s. It was funny, touching and inspirational.

At about 9:30, we headed out and picked up Evan (who did really well and was sleeping like an angel). It was a great night, and we can’t wait to do it again!


Comments on: "Date Night!" (3)

  1. Sounds like a very fun night! Happy Evan was a happy boy and let both of you know that he can be ok when you go out together without him sometimes 🙂 Date night FTW!

    Happy (american) Thanksgiving! I'm so happy about a 4 day weekend!!


  2. Thanks! Hope you are having a wonderful 4-day weekend!


  3. Seems like an extremely enjoyable evening! Pleased Evan had been the pleased young man as well as allow the two of you realize that he is able to end up being okay when you are away collectively without having him or her occasionally: )#) Day evening FTW!

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