Mommy Talks

Breakfast in bed and a dozen roses

I don’t normally get up before nine o’clock in the morning but Speedy came into the room with a breakfast tray and I didn’t want the coffee to get cold. So, I sat up and ate the bowl of cereals with sliced fresh strawberries. There was juice to go with it. Afterwards, while sipping the coffee, I wondered why Speedy was dressed up. He was nonchalant and said he had to do something outside.

We watched a replay of a No Reservations episode — Anthony Bourdain in Venice which we’ve seen at least three times but, what the heck, it’s one of the show’s best episodes. Then, I got up and went up to my study.

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And I found a dozen roses on the side table. In shades of red and pink. And that was why Speedy was dressed up so early. He had gone out to buy the flowers.

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The lone peach rose was the prettiest.

I don’t get roses everyday from my husband. But it’s my birthday today.

So, that means I take a rest from the cooking. Speedy’s making risotto for lunch. Later, we’ll pick up the girls and we’ll all have dinner together.

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