On Saturday, the handsome guy and I had our first day date in a while. "A while" being a couple of weeks, because we really wish every day was date day. While I've been graced with 2.5 weeks off from work, Jake continues to go to school and work, all day/every day. These special days are few and far between now, so we made the most of it.
...bought mussels and shrimp from our favorite fish monger to make po' boys and steamed mussels with wine and soy chorizo
...stopped by The Boring Store, which supports Dave Eggers' youth writing non-profit, 826, and picked up some small gifts
...raided the fixture sale at Renegade's now closed storefront and got away with all of their markers, a tagger, shelves, and extension cords for dirt cheap
...perused the bins at Logan Hardware and spent some time battling it out on the Johnny Mnemonic pinball table
...spent an hour browsing at the Broadway Antique Market and making a mental list of all the things we'll go back for when we're swimming in pools of money
...and spent the evening with Jake's brother and "sister-in-law" getting burgers at the Bad Apple. My favorite burger has the fig and bacon compote with goat cheese. MMM.
1. Waiting in line at Dirk's.
2. The Boring Store.
3. The Boring Store window display.
4. Beating me at Johnny Mnemonic.
5 & 6. Stack of twenty old 45s from Logan Hardware that will eventually turn into crafts.
7. The cover of one of my new miniature notebooks made from old slides.