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The Weekly Ramble
Posted By Jessica Fisher On February 1, 2014 @ 3:22 pm In Announcements | 3 Comments
The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004.
Or 1994, for that matter!
Twenty years ago this week Fish popped the question. It was his birthday and we went out to dinner at The Palace , where he had said we would only go for a special occasion, like getting engaged or something. I tried really hard not to get my hopes up. But, my friend and landlady knew something was up when my construction guy boyfriend arrived at the door dressed like this. She snapped a photo just in case.
I ordered the Chicken Tchoupitoulas and nervously ate my supper. But, no big conversations that I can remember. It wasn’t until we went walking along the wall  at the Biltmore , and he got down on one knee that things started to get serious. Yikes! I’m getting nervous all over again just thinking about it!
Needless to say, I said yes. Eventually. I actually forgot to answer him. I hugged and kissed him instead. He had to make sure and said, “Does that mean yes?”
And the rest, as they say, is history.
To celebrate, I made him a hockey cake to commemorate 51 years of awesomeness. I had planned to make a chocolate cheesecake with a sour cream topping so that the “ice rink” would be all set. But, he foiled my plans for asking for regular cake. I improvised the ice by using a jewel case from a CD. Oh well.
Hockey season approaches along with the winter Olympics, so I’ll try my hand at another hockey cake.
Be sure to let me know what stories and articles are helpful to you and what you’d like to see more of in the coming weeks. I want to make your “life as MOM” as fun and as easy as possible.
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