Wednesday, August 5, 2009

The big 2 - 5

(Warning: Crappy scanned photos from the 80's)

Not my birthday, although that would be nice. Heck! My next birthday will be the second anniversary of me turning 25!

No, I'm talking about my 25th wedding anniversary! Yep! Stud Muffin and I have enjoyed a quarter of a century of wedded bliss!

Forgive the hairdo! It was 1984! In the background, the full windows overlooking the ocean in Hawaii.

Can you believe it?!? That's longer than his parents were married, or mine. In fact, we've been married longer than I was alive before I married him!

He informed me that in the twenty-first century, 25 is the "chocolate" anniversary. No useless jewels or precious metals, but really important commodities. He bought me two bags of Hershey's nuggets!

Actually, he said that anyone who could stay married to a boy for 25 years deserves chocolate! I won't disagree with him!!

So, 25 years requires a little celebration.

We did something very unusual for us, and went to an afternoon movie followed by dinner. We saw "The Proposal" which seemed appropriate, and enjoyed it very much. We talked about not remembering the last film we saw in a theater. It's been a very long time... and were getting old enough not to remember too good!

Me and sister Christina

For dinner, Studly had been dreaming of prime rib at the best steakhouse in town. So that's where we went.

My steak and potato dinner was wonderful. Studly wasn't so lucky. He ordered his prime rib cooked medium, and added a lobster tail just for good measure. The prime rib was dry and overcooked. He sent it back and started on his lobster while they got some more prime rib.

According to The Muffin, the lobster was cooked, but squishy... without any texture or flavor. Strike two!

The manager came over and fell all over himself apologizing that all of the prime rib was overcooked that night! He took the lobster back and Stud Muffin ordered a cheeseburger, cooked medium, instead. The manager also sent over some cheesecake for dessert, since I had already finished my entire dinner. Edit: Stud Muffin wants me to say that he was extremely good natured the entire time. And he was, too!

MYS, me, and Christina. Boy, were we young!

The cheeseburger arrived and, you guessed it... extra well done! Strike three!

By now, Stud Muffin was so grossed out he couldn't eat anything but a few bites of cheesecake. He said his stomach felt like "armadillo *ss." The manager came over again, gave us a $25 gift card and comp the entire dinner. We tried to pay for what I (happily) ate, but he wouldn't hear of it.

It isn't often that you go out to dinner and get paid for it! But it will be quite a while before we will be returning to that particular restaurant. Maybe for our 50th anniversary!!

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

good golly miss molly!!!!!!!!who but the studly one would get the baaad meal? I'm so glad your marriage has not been that bad.......can,t credit that it has been 25 years so very glad,tho. luv the mom

Anonymous said...

MOM again-----------the pictures are not crappy-you all look so young and thin and happy!! Isn't amazing what 25 years does to our bodies!!

Lisa said...

Yeah! And thanks for reminding me that somehow, MY mother's body has attached itself to my head!! Looks particularly bad, given that she is dead and all!

basicliving@backtobasicliving.com said...

Happy Anniversary! Sorry the anniversary supper didn't go so well for Studly - but it's nice you got a free meal out of it ;-) Happy Anniversary again - and many more!

Anonymous said...

You are in so much trouble...Can't believe a picture of me is now in www land...My friends are going to LOL...

MYS (the most attractive one out of the bunch!--HA!)

P.S. I remember being *so* impressed by your fancy hair...Yep 1984...

barefoot gardener said...

happy anniversary!

I dig the sexy photo of you showing off your garter. ;)

vegas angie said...

Happy 25th to you and Studly. How time flies when you're having fun, huh? So tell me, was that cheesecake as good as the Godiva cheesecake we had 2 weeks ago? Bummer that dinner was so poopy but from what I can read between the lines, you were happily indulging in whatever you ordered while SM was still working on getting something edible. That's my girl!!

Chiot's Run said...

Congrats you two! I love the garte photo!

Elisabeth said...

Mommy! You looked so b-e-a-utiful in your wedding pictures :) So does daddy! I'm sorry daddy's dinner wasn't good, but a least in the south they apologize and give you free stuff! Here they might apologize, but probably not. I love you both!

Celticspirit said...

Congrats on the big 25! Love the pictures. You have not changed a bit. :)

MarmiteToasty said...

oh shit, see what Ive missed whilst being in my shell.....

HAPPY BELATED ANNIVERSARY.....

Wow at complaining about the food, you must be turning british LOL

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