It was about 2 months ago, when I got the email that Jenn’s favorite band Death Cab For Cutie was coming to Jacksonville in October for their only Florida show. A few years ago when they were in town I dropped the ball only to find the show sold out. I was determined to make up for it this time.
We decided we would make it a Death Cab For Cutie weekend. As you get older these types of events become bigger in scale since they are no longer an every day occurrence. We would get a hotel room and take Teresa and Nolin with us. Teresa would finally get to experience the perks of being a nanny…except in Jacksonville. Friday we would go to the show and then Saturday we spend time on the beaches. It was a perfect plan.
About 4 weeks ago, I got another notice…Death Cab For Cutie added a show the next night in Orlando (if only I had waited)…which would have been a lot easier to arrange, but it didn’t matter because we had already planned a great date night/weekend.
Thursday night we were getting ready, when Teresa decided that the bad weather really wasn’t going to make it fun to drive two and a half hours simply to sit in a hotel room with Nolin (apparently not the travelling nanny perks she had envisioned), so she said they would stay home and we could enjoy ourselves with not only a date night, but a date getaway…this could be fun! Continue reading