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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

A little "yes" in my life


I knew I was going to love this as soon as I tentatively asked, Can we have our cocktails by the pool? and Ed our waiter said, Yes! You can have them IN the pool!

IN the heated, adults-only, outdoor pool looking at the mountains of Stowe, Vermont.

Now that's what I'm talkin' about.

Yes!, you may have olives stuffed with blue cheese even if it means we have to don a rubber glove and stuff them by hand.

Yes!, you can come to lunch wearing nothing but a big fluffy white robe. We won't even flinch when you dump a bloody mary down the front of it.

Yes!, you may have s'mores by the campfire even though you are a few decades older than most of our s'mores roasters. And tipsy.

Yes!, we'll pick you up and drive you to town for dinner. Oh, and of course, we'll pick you up and bring you back whenever you want.

All of this "yes" makes for a lovely four days away from home, but a helluva adjustment coming back to three kids, as you can imagine.

No matter. Going away with my sister and four friends to welcome her into the folds of forty, was worth the long drive, the expense, and the painfully obvious return to NO! which I now realize I hear more than I cared to consider.

Many thanks, Topnotch Resort & Spa, for all that yes. I needed it.


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9 Comments:

Anonymous Boston Mamas said...

PHENOMENAL! So happy you got some yes time! -Christine

7:35 AM  
Blogger Mrs. Q. said...

Oh, where are the robes??! Why on earth didn't we bring them home? I'd wear mine around the house all day ... and would probably spill another drink on it. Fun times.

7:58 AM  
Blogger Robin said...

Oh god that sounds divine.

8:06 AM  
Blogger Deb said...

I'm going to be 40 next year. Make a note.

9:56 AM  
Blogger Mama Goose said...

GOOD for you!!

10:31 AM  
Blogger Joce said...

So happy you had a great weekend! Ya, and a little jealous of the pampering. . .

10:49 AM  
Blogger Magpie said...

I need that too. Looks heavenly.

1:30 PM  
Blogger Diane said...

Where can I sign up. I think I have alreadh heard No at least 5 times today.
Blessings
diane

1:33 PM  
Blogger Patois said...

Oh, wow, it sounds divine. (All except for the Bloody Mary down the front. Although, even that, might prove a bit sexy. Grrrrrr.)

3:39 PM  

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