Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Did I mention the Sadness that was my and Jo’s last wedding anniversary? On May 21 we (should have) celebrated 11 years of wedded bliss. Instead, I completely forgot about it. Jo remembered around 11 a.m. the blessed event that is our union and called me at work, wished me a Happy Anniversary, to which I said ditto, and then the monkey started turning the crank in my back so I would keep on typing my Very Important Document, and that was that.

We will never be accused of being Ottawa’s most Romantic Couple (no no, we’ll save that for the couple on my bus route who practically sit on each other and stare miserably at the world, as if the rest of us can’t understand their love – chill Romeo and Juliet, you’ll procreate one day and get desk jobs and forget about each other soon enough). However, we can be forgiven for forgetting to celebrate the miracle of Us. We had booked a weekend in the not so distant future to celebrate our anniversary. A weekend where the stars aligned and the heaven’s opened and my in-laws proclaimed “and on this weekend we shall take your spawn and feed them sugary treats and let them stay up too late and take over our quiet lives”. A weekend where we will eat and sleep to our hearts content (hmmmm, I feel like I’m forgetting something here).

This is where I need your help. Our destination is Kingston. I don’t know much about this town, do you? What do you recommend? Shops? Restaurants? Galleries?

(If you recommend Chuck E Cheese I’ll bitch slap you).


Mis(s)Mannered Mom said...

SWEET!! Have a great time! I can't help with Kingston though....I always only walk down the main street. LOL

I'm also relieved to hear I'm not the only non-romantic/sentimental fool type. Phew. LOL

Anonymous said...

Prison visits!!

alison said...

I've only been to Kingston once, for a wedding. My ex and I shared a hotel room with another couple, so I'm not the authoritative person to speak about romantic/fun anniversary-type stuff. Sorry.

Pauline said...

I really want to go on a Haunted Walk in Kingston soon with my husband.

What? Suddenly tales of bloodshed and malevolent spirits isn't considered "romantic entertainment" anymore? ;)

Anyways, if you're not a morbid weirdo like me, you could check this out:

Music In The Gardens

Free evening concerts from Sunday, July 5 to August 30 in Lions Civic Gardens, beside the Cataraqui Town Centre. Concerts are Wednesday and Sunday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy a variety of local and visiting entertainers, sponsored by City of Kingston and the Music Performance Fund.

Found on this site:

Nat said...

Not sure if you've been and are back now.

We always go to the Kingston Brew Co. food is awesome and the beer is even better. (Dragon's Breath!)

Other than that, I have no clue... LOL