We went on a fancy date tonight at a French restaurant where we celebrated our last anniversary. Our appetizer was incredible, but was almost the same price as an entree. During dessert, I realized I had ordered the same thing as last time, it just came with a different vegetable. Still delicious and a perfect evening.
P A R I S
“For an entire day, or maybe a few, she lives with this man as though he were a stranger or roommate. She might glare at him over a latptop, ignore his advances and feel annoyed by the sound of his body always next to hers. There are other things too! The songs he sings, the garbage sitting…
“You don’t really think about getting older. First of all, you’re aging together and when you see a person constantly you don’t notice big changes. You don’t notice, oh, you are getting a little wrinkle here and tomorrow you say it’s a little deeper. Those are things that just happen. You don’t pay attention to those things. I mean, I am not thinking everyday, oh my husband is 83 years old and my goodness I am married to an old man! And I hope he feels that way too.”