Justin and I try to make even the most boring nights exciting, like camping in a tent in the living room, popping champagne the day I pay off my car, Oscar ballots (thank you, Hurt Locker, for that last 2 point sweep that gave me the win!), etc.
We were already planning to watch the HBO version of Grey Gardens. But then, Justin realized it was the 5 year anniversary of the day he brought Chauncey home from the Humane Society. So he decided to make it an awesome creepy cat event.
He made cat-shaped fish-in-a-blanket (catfish?):
Chauncey “Sassy Paws” Tolliver partied hard and freaked out on catnip:
… after he totally rejected a plate of tuna:
We watched Grey Gardens, a movie about real-life fabulous cat ladies.
… and an episode of Chauncey’s favorite show NewsRadio, where Matthew lies to James Caan about how many cats he has (“Three. Hahaha, I wish three! Two.”):
Justin also restored and hooked up this gorgeous 1962 rotary phone and we took turns calling each other. I used to have a giant yellow rotary phone in my room, and a beige one in the kitchen. This phone makes me feel like a little kid again.
It was a pretty great night. But then again, any day that starts off with a photo shoot, and this:
… is bound to go where no day has gone before.
Grey Gardens screencaps via FourFour