We are celebrating Valentine's Day tonight.
The thing is, Alex leaves for a two week trip in the morning. So, it's now or never.
Roses? Check! Dinner reservations? Check! Gorgeous slinky new dress? Check!
I would rather have him home on Monday and order a pizza. I would rather have him home on Monday and cook lasagna. I would rather have him home on Monday and eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
I think all the years of being a military wife have paid off. Deployments are required. At least I don't think he'll be shot at on this trip. At least I hope not.
I bought a valentine card for the mail man. On Monday I'm dressing up and putting on make up and perfume. I will watch out the window until I see him coming to deliver the mail. Then I am going out to give him his card and tell him "Happy Valentines Day"!
It's not perfect, but it's the best I can do.