Dinner with my college friends
Her: Logan! (shakes head, sighs) What’s the opposite of a cougar?
Me: I dunno.
Her: Logan Lo…
It’s been super busy lately, sorry for the lack of updates.
I suppose the two things that are taking up the most of my time are: the tax increase (boo!) and the Firecracker (yay!).
I’ve not been social with too many of my old friends for reasons I’ve told you about before, but lately, that’s been changing.
For example, I’ve always wanted to introduce someone to my college friends but either no one I was dating reached that level of comfort or the people that did wouldn’t have appreciated it or them.
The last person I introduced my college friends to was Alison and that was over a decade ago.
But my friends were celebrating two of our groups birthdays and I asked if the Firecracker wanted to come along.
Me: The thing is, there might be a theme.
Her: What’s the theme?
Me: The 90s.
Her: I love it! We gotta do it.
So, we got dressed up and headed downtown to Kimika to meet everyone.
Honestly, one of the best things about her is her positivity. I didn’t realize how much negativity I’d been harbouring in my life for the past few years.
It was a ton of fun. The food was ridic good and I cannot tell you how many bottles of wines and glasses of rum I went through.
Although, I should comment that we were all talking about us all getting older and I had a glass of red wine in my hand and I literally snapped it in half for some inexplicable reason.
Table: LOGAN! What happened?
Her: Did you just snap that in half?
Her: Why did you do that?
Me: I didn’t do it intentionally!
I really didn’t. Suppose I’m really, really not mentally ready to turn 50.
That woulda been the end of that…had I not spilled another glass of water a few minutes later.
Me: (to Firecracker) This may explain why I don’t get invited out a lot.
For some reason, they didn’t tell me to leave. In fact, they invited us out to drinks afterward at another friend’s bar, Ms. Yoo.
Along the way, I ended up chatting with Gar’s wife, Wynn.
Her: So, I’m just watching some things on YouTube and you know what shows up?
Me: No idea.
Her: You! I get this suggested video from Scenic Fights and there’s your face!
Me: Sweeeeeeet. You’re welcome.
The bar was pretty packed with people but it was still great.
LT: Here are some cards for comped drinks.
Me: Thanks! I promise to try and not spill anything.
I really am ridic clumsy.
One of the girls there knew my cousin Ras and we commented (a) how young everyone looked and (b) how small the world was.
By that point, it was late so the Firecracker and I broke out and headed back home.
Her: Your friends are nice.
Me: I like to think so. Did you have a nice night?
Her: (nods) Yeah, I did.
Location: running into another kalista in a playground on the UWS
Music: Dreams are hopeless aspirations in hopes of comin’ true (Spotify)
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