Monday, January 22, 2007

Last night a DJ Saved my Life

First of all I was lazy on Sunday and I didn't announce that BON won Say WHAT? this week. 'Red Dawn' is one of Peter's favorite 80's movies. I mostly just like it because it has Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in it, pre-Dirty Dancing.

And speaking of dancing... I went dancing on Saturday as I mentioned here. Almost everything went according to plan.

-Baby to bed on time CHECK
-Babysitters settled in CHECK
-Dancing attire donned CHECK
-Husband CHECK
-Have a great time CHECK
-Baby sleeps till morning ?

Unfortunately not. I had a 5:15 wake up call and a baby that didn't want to stay in her bed. So I did something that I haven't ever really done since she was tiny and we were desperate. I let her sleep in our bed. I have tried it other times in desperation but it has never worked. She has never actually slept. She just picks our noses or puts her fingers in our ears. But this time she did sleep. And I grabbed whatever extra ZZZ's I could so my fatigued body could somehow function the next day.

Was it worth it? Absolutely. The evening was perfect. I was so happy that Peter actually came along. He sat with our friends and chatted while I was on the dance floor. Every once in a while I came back for a kiss and a glass of coke. He looks a little pained in this picture but that's probably because I was ridiculously hyper.

I danced. And danced. And danced. DJ Hunnicutt and Mama Cutsworth were amazing. Everyone loved them. The dance floor was packed until the bitter end. Between sets I was able to have a chat with my former school mate which was nice. I asked for his permission to take a photo and put it on my blog. He told me he would “love that”. So, cool. Here we are. For some reason I look bored, which I absolutely wasn't. Let's pretend I look cool instead.

And here is a photo that appeared on the front of our local newspaper yesterday. I usually miss hearing about these events until they are over. I am glad that I made it to this one. It was worth losing sleep over.


bon said...

The problem with commenting here: I come here first, comment here first. Since there is still the mixity-mixup of blogger versus beta, I write my comment then blogger EATS it and makes me sign in on beta. GRRRR!

So here I am. Comment: take two.

Dancing... I love it. You look great, but why DO YOU LIVE SO FAR AWAY!!!



Nikkie said...

I'm glad that Peter went with you and that you had a blast.

I've been known to let Boo sleep with me when he pulls an "I'm not sleeping at 4 am". Its great when it actually works!

Kelli in the Mirror said...

Bon, you gotta log in first, then type your comment. Either that or copy the comment once you realize it's going to make you switch, and you can put it back. :)

I think A is about the same age mine was when sleeping with us became possible. She never did it when she was little, but now that she's older it's great to be able to haul her in between us, not worry about squishing her, and get some more sleep. So glad you had a great time!

Sugarmama said...

I looooooove to dance! And I'm one of those lucky girls who has a husband who also loves to dance. We haven't been in ages, though. Gotta look into that...

bon said...

Kelli... y'know, I tell myself that same thing every single time I let blogger eat my comments, to no avail. Stupid is as stupid does... or is that: Stupid is a mom who's not getting enough sleep? I can never remember.

Jenn said...

You two are so cute! I'm glad you had a great time. And it's so nice that Peter went with you. A date! How exciting!

Lynanne said...

Your husband (who's cute, btw) sounds a lot like mine - shyly sitting on the sidelines watching me be a bit crazy. Only I can't remember the last time we went out. I guess it would help if we lived in a town with somewhere to go out to! :)