As the weather was a bit unfortunate, we narrowed down options to things we could do where driving/parking would be easy. The thing about living around here is sometimes parking can be unpleasant. Well, nothing wrong with heading (at least half-way) to the 'burbs in order to ensure plentiful parking, I say!
The tables were of the half booth, half chair variety, so it was a bit intimate with the neighbors on each side. Well, you never know how that's going to go, but I enjoyed listening in on the conversations going on beside us. I was never super terrific at minding my own business. One side was a couple on their first date. They were older, and I was really hoping it would work out for them. The other side housed a married couple - they weren't as interesting... and they were a bit pompous - which I find weird since they were already married to the one across the table, so it seemrd to be a bit late in the game for that. I don't know if anyone was listening to us, I wonder if people think talking about dentistry is interesting.
So then we saw Avatar, in 3D. Joey and I didn't even really want to see it, but felt compelled nonetheless. I sat through the previews somewhat sulking that I was just seeing something because I felt like I had to, and then poor me, why do I always do things I feel like I 'have' to do. Life is tough. So there I was, making myself into a martyr, until before I knew it - I was into it, cheering "Gooo rhino things! Get the bad guys!" silently of course, and thus it turned out to be fun and enjoyable. Joey enjoyed the 3D glasses immensely. He put them on straight away to maximize all 3D benefit. Next week maybe we'll see Shutter Island - which is what I really wanted to see in the first place. In any event, I guess its good to have seen Avatar so that I can be up on what all the kids are seeing these days.
It was good to spend a night with the hubs out of the house but yet still relaxing. I can see why the dinner/movie combo is so popular. We're going to have to go to the 'Hill more often. I hope that you all had a great weekend too.