I woke up a woman on a mission.
I had to get an iced coffee from a specific restaurant in town.
I had been craving it since last night when the BFF mentioned she and her boyfriend may go grab one.
I fed and medicated the cats and took off.
It was a beautiful morning so I put the top down on the car and took my time.
This particular restaurant has 2 locations, so I of course headed to the closer of the two.
I had never been to this location so I pulled into the shopping center and tracked it down, but when I walked up to the door it was locked and it was dark inside.
Immediately my heart sank just a little bit. Did I want to drive all the way to the other location when there was a Starbucks a stones throw away?
I decided it was worth the trek… I was worth the trek. It was a beautiful day why wouldn’t I take advantage of it?
Once I had my coffee I headed home to relax a bit before my side project with a few chefs I know.
Then the phone rang, it was the guy the BFF’s boyfriend tried to set me up with a month ago. I hadn’t heard from him in a while and I have to say I was ok with it.
I’m not really attracted to him, and I certainly don’t want to get myself into a sticky situation where I will cause a conflict with him or my friends.
But he is a nice guy, and I suppose you never know what will develop. On the other side of the coin, at my age, I’m pretty secure in knowing what I like and what I don’t like so why waste my precious time on someone I just don’t think I’ll ever be interested in?
it’s not like I’m 20 anymore and I can get away with dating someone for a month or two just because, not that I’ve ever been that girl. I’m in or I’m out, I’m not a serial dater.
We agreed to catch up in the middle of the week and see if we could work something out to get together, and then I was off to my chef podcast pet project, which turned out to be a bit of a disaster.
The interview wasn’t great, the chef kept getting in the way of all the shots and the recipe turned out to be a flop that needed to be remade. I kept thinking to myself ‘we’ll fix it in post’… oh I hope I can fix it in post.
How do 5 pastries turn into 15 in the oven?? Only time will tell how that one will work out in the editing process.
But despite all the drama of the podcast today, I have something to look forward to…. I get to see the wine guy again tonight.
We decided to head to the ever appropriate ‘The Social Network’ movie.
We got there a little early so we headed to a nearby restaurant to ‘slam’ a beer.
After the movie… gelato… mmmm…more conversation…. and more kissing in the parking lot by the car.
It was a comfortable date and that’s good.
I have to say it’s kind of nice to be taking things slow, and not feel pressured to jump into anything too serious so quickly which seems to be the way the world works these days.
I think that’s the part I hate the most. How can you know in a matter of a few dates if this is someone you want to date seriously? It’s not that simple… at least for me it’s not.
We all know date #4 is the big one, in fact I found out recently it’s now date #3. A sign of the times I suppose, but how can that be? Call me old fashioned, that’s just way to soon for me.
I’m perfectly fine on the slow road to where ever… I’m not one to make hasty decisions with anything and I suppose relationships are no different.
So dating I will do as long as I’m comfortable doing it. I think Yoda said that? ha ha