The love of my life has been spending a good amount of time planning something very special for the up and coming Valentine’s Day for us to enjoy, but has been trying so hard to keep it a secret. He knows that it is driving me crazy not knowing what he is up to and that it is very difficult to pull off a surprise with me, which makes him try even harder to keep his lips sealed.
I think that I have figured part of it out, though I won’t let him know what I discovered on his computer today while he was visiting his parents. Usually he takes his laptop with him wherever he goes, but today he walked out the door and left it behind. Now, people that really know me, know that I am not the type of person to snoop into somebody elses business. I respect people’s privacy and all that, but this big secret that he is hiding is just driving me crazy. So when he left and I noticed he didn’t take his laptop I figured it was the perfect opportunity to see just what has been up to and boy wasn’t I surprised to find the sites that he has been visiting and has bookmarked.
It looks like he has found and booked us a room at one of the Executive Fantasy Hotels Miami Florida, which I have never heard of up until now, but after what I saw online about it I can’t wait to see it and experience it myself! I just hope that this doesn’t come back and bite me in the butt. I could be totally off base with his intentions. I know that one should never assume, and lord knows I try not to. If you haven’t seen or heard of this unique fantasy hotel you really should check out their website.
This holiday season hasn’t seemed much like christmas. Everyone I know is tight on money and worried about keeping a roof over their heads. Buying a lot of Christmas presents just isn’t the smartest thing to do these days. But then again, families need to do something for their kids. So in my family we gave amnesty to all the adults and said that we would just focus on the kids under 19 years old. That seems fair – Christmas is for kids, anyways.
So us adults are celebrating in a different way. We are doing nice things for each other and making a point of being cheerful and happy over the holidays.
I hope you enjoy your own Christmas and that Santa finds his way to your house OK.
One thing that I don’t mind doing is wrapping presents. Some people don’t like to do it, but I don’t mind at all. It’s no problem for me to get out all the paper and tape and go to town. I have a system that really works and I can wrap a lot of presents in a very short time. I even like to put ribbons on mine to add that extra touch.
This year I found some paper at the mall that I really liked. I bought enough to wrap all my presents and am very satisfied with it. It brings me great joy to wrap the boxes knowing that someone will be happy with the gift found inside. The gifts look great under the tree and are awaiting Christmas day!
Happy holidays! It seems like just yesterday that I was saying those words. My, how time flies. Halloween has come and gone, thanksgiving is just a week or so away, and before we know it, Christmas will be right around the corner.
For those of those of us are lucky enough to have family and friends close to us during this time of year. We are truly the blessed ones. For those of us not so lucky, may all of you also find peace within the world and yourselves.
One of the things that I really love about YouTube is that you can find just about any and everything that you could image looking for. As much as I am not into Christmas music, considering I hear so much of it at the mall on the nights that I work at the kiosk during the holiday season for the past couple of years,
I did enjoy this version of “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Jimmy Fallan, Mariah Carey and The Roots. It managed to find itself on to YouTube pretty darned quick, that is one of the reasons why I like YouTube.
As I’ve said before, one of the things that I don’t like about YouTube is that these wonderful videos can and do disappear, more often than not at some point. Some songs I have spent a good amount of time locating just the right version with the best audio possible and gone to listen to it and Badda Boom, Badda Bing it is forever gone! Man that just burns me up.
I’ve gone back to re read some of my previous post that had an YouTube video embedded in it and all there is now is an empty black box, which I’m sure Google doesn’t much care for and I’m probably being penalized for when they do their quarterly ranking sweeps. I’m guessing I should delete the whole post but I really hate doing that.