Monday, March 19, 2012

Did Ya Miss Me?


     Some of you may have noticed (or have been concerned by) the silence that took place over the blog last week. I’ll be honest, it was unexpected. I haven’t gone so long without posting perhaps since the very beginning – but on Wednesday I woke up with some bug and suddenly sleeping was the only thing I cared about. I even had some posts partially written already and didn’t (or should I say, couldn’t) even finish them to put them up.

The good news: I’m better now, and plan to return to normal posting intervals this week.

Do you want to hear about my weekend? It was actually quite eventful! Saturday morning began bright and early – why, you ask? Steven and I had plans to go shoot guns at all of his friends – airsoft guns, that is.


You feeling lucky? Punk?



This was my first time playing anything like this – I mean, unless you count Lazertag but I hardly would. Against all odds, I actually did not totally suck. Playing out in the middle of the German forest was intense. At some points I was crawling on my belly underneath trees and brush, getting stuck by thorns and sticks and pine needles – but you can be sure those enemy forces did not see my advance as I came to rain fire down upon them…I feel like this sentence should be accompanied by maniacal laughter, but I’ll save it for now. I must also admit that wearing camouflage cargo pants tucked into combat boots does something to a girl – all those feelings of female helplessness just melt away and suddenly all you’re left with is “Yes. I will kick your butt and it will be awesome. Wanna mess?”  

Despite the way we spent the first half of the day, our Saturday actually ended on a completely different note. Last week Steven made reservations for us at this little Sicilian place in Sachsenhausen that apparently is somewhat difficult to get in to. Feeling romantic, the husband treated me to a delicious four course meal. It started with a yummy arugula salad and ended with scrumptious orange tiramisu, and in the middle there was some eggplant-and-veal-stuffed-ravioli and another meat dish that was absolutely divine. I was so full after I could hardly walk! I did manage to snap one picture, with my tiny point-and-shoot camera:


The night ended with a romantic walk along the river.



It was such a fun, adventurous, wonderful day spent with my husband. I love him more and more every day.


Amy said...

What a FAB weekend! :P You rock the camo girl !!!! Great Food, Romantic Walks, and Army Crash Course 101! :P what could be better !!! glad you are feeling better!

Elisha(: said...

Wooohoooo camo!!

Jessie said...

Dude! I'm jealous of your weekend! Paintballing seems like so much fun...I've always wanted to go. And that dinner sounds AMAZING!


ashley // chasing heartbeats said...

I am glad you are feeling better and that looks like an amazing weekend, both the guns and the dinner :)

Karm said...

that is so cool.
Something I would definetly want to partake in. haha Of course I have never shot a gun before. haha
That walk looks magical.

Alex Butts said...

Ah airsoft in the woods?! too cool! I did paint ball at a place once and it was actuall terrifying but so fun, too!

Jaclyn said...

what a fun weekend!

Anna said...

That's Awesome! I've never done anything like that, maybe one of these days?

Megan said...

i havent had much time to say hi lately with this move, but it is good to know you took a break too, so i didnt miss much :)

(btw: i owe you an email soon!) hope you're doing well and love these photos!!!

Madeline Grace said...

Daryl, that first picture of you is just freakin perfect. When I opened your blog it was the first thing I noticed and I was like, 'WHAT?' I wish I could go play in a German forest! That sounds like way to much fun! I'm super jealous! Sounds like you had a great weekend and I'm so glad you are feeling better!

-Madeline Grace
Just Let the Sparrows Fly

Jayson Curtis Anderson said...

airsofting is SO MUCH FUN!
Jayson and I played with Jason Mann (do you remember him? He was from the Simi Singles Ward) and let me tell you, playing with a bunch of marines is hardcore!

Terri said...

What a GREAT day! That's totally Mike and I's style. I wonder if I can find a gun "range" like that.

Emma Frances said...

You look awesome in camo!! How fun! And I'm glad you're feeling better! You definitely deserved a break! Also, I love that your husband ended the day in such a romantic way! :)

momto8 said...

lucky you!!!
you would fit right in here playing airsoft with my boys especially with all the camo clothes!!
looks like fun!
I am your newer follower..pls follow back if you an.


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