Thursday, December 12, 2013
One More Week
The Poinsettias are Buy 2 Get One Free starting today, so the end is very near for my greenhouse job. I think the 21st will be my last day. Retail on the 22nd and 23rd. Then Christmas Eve. The Party's Over, as G always says.
Speaking of Party. G and I got dressed up (like adults) and attended the Holiday Party our bank invited us to this afternoon (evening 5 to 8) . Huge pans of creamed lobster (big chunks), scallops wrapped in bacon and for dessert, cream puffs. A Maine Event. Also, very strong drinks. G's rum and coke was ¾ths rum. My Gin and Tonic was all gin. We got there at 6 and left at 7. No one we knew from our local bank was there. We did see a neighbor from our street who moved long ago. He was with the newest girlfriend (ahem) and she was tightly wrapped in gold foil wearing stilettos. When a man leaves the family---- well, it's certainly an interesting change. He has grown fat and old. Much younger than G and I but looks older. Each new girl is younger than the last.
We watched a couple eat three or four heaped plates of lobster and have 4 or 5 of those 75% alcohol drinks. They were very casually dressed. G wondered if they even worked for the bank or were just people in off the street. I bet they were going to drive home.
I styled my hair with "product", applied BB cream to hide everything, and even put on mascara. Surprised myself with how nice I managed to look. Of course, none of my holiday clothing fit. So I wore black pants, white shirt and a draped sweater jacket. I was afraid I would be too casual, but it was good. Not skin tight gold foil but age appropriate "good".
Got to go wash my face.