Monday, January 2, 2012

It's Not You -- It's Me

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The day has finally come.
It didn't matter that I knew it was coming,
or that I gave myself several pep talks
in preparation for its arrival. 

And although it was never going to turn into a serious relationship
and was only ever going to be a quick ten day roll in the hay
 I fell in love with my staycation
and had hoped it would turn in to something more.

And while I know that eventually I'll move on
and maybe even meet another staycation later on,
I'm still left missing you.

Remember when we went to The Burger Lounge downtown for the first time?  
Or that delicious dessert we shared at Cafe Bleu? 
You were there for the arrival of Brandon's brand new old Jeep.
{like he really needed another toy}
 You let me stay up late reading Jane Eyre,
{which is an amazing story by the way}
watching The Good Wife,
and blogging.
You never pressured me into waking up early
or made me set my alarm. 
You took me to Einstein's Bagels almost every morning,
and let me be the couch potato I always long to be.

You sat next to me while I tried crocheting for the first time
and didn't judge me when I wanted to throw my yarn and hook across the room
{I'm sorry but those guide books are not easy to understand!}
You made wearing pajamas at 2:00 in the afternoon perfectly acceptable.

You were everything I dreamed you would be and more 
-my dearest staycation-
but you were always a love 'em and leave 'em kind of guy.

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10 comments:

{[Future Mrs.]} said...

Glad I am NOT the only one suffering through going back to work/school .. but this is adorable. Just think your next staycation is a day closer now!!

Kelly Anne said...

Oh this is just too cute! That staycation, he is a heartbreaker, that one. But like always, life goes on and you will remember the fond memories. I believe he was there for our date too. Trickster, he is.

lauren @ crazy ever after said...

I am having the staycation blues too. I was a lazy bag of bones pretty much the whole time, and then tonight I get this sudden itch to finish taking the Christmas tree down and deep clean the bathroom and kitchen. What the crap? Oh well. Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go...

Jessica said...

I was with a staycation once. It only lasted a week, though I wanted to keep it going.

I am Megan said...

Hahaha, this post is funny! Breaking up with your holiday! Hahahah

New follower :)

Hollie Ann said...

omg you are too cute!!! i love this post :)

Brooke said...

Oh staycations. Can't they always last forever?

Love your blog. I'm glad I found it!

xo, your newest follower

Stephanie and Such said...

I want to stay on vacation toooo!!

So happy that you sponsor The Newlyweds too, so I could find you! New blog friends are my fave :)

Tammy @ Lemons, Avocados, and the Bay said...

Sighhh I'm so sad my staycation is over too. Waaaa

Kasey Lynne said...

Umm that dessert from Cafe Bleu looks SO yummy. I need to go there ASAP. I don't care how far it is.

You like The Good Wife too?!? I knew I liked you for a reason ;)

My future SIL got me Jane Eyre for Christmas...can't wait to read it!

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