I'm disappointed to report that last night went really well and I had a great time. The service was good, the food was good and there's nothing to make fun of. I hate when that happens. While his parents did indeed tell everyone they introduced me to that I'm Jewish, it wasn't awkward or embarrassing, but made me feel something like pride about my family and my roots. My dad would've been really excited to hear all about it. And when the lady sitting next to me said at the end of the night, I feel so lucky to have met you and that I got to sit next to someone who knew so much about this, I may have even gotten a little teary. Hmph.
Of course she did also ask the Number One Most Popular Question I will forever and always get asked: Do you all have any children? I don't know why I still get suprised when this happens, but either way his parents and I shared a little private laugh and I told her, Not yet but we're working on it with a lot of dedication right now.
I learned a couple of interesting things too (remember that I am a religious retard so any discoveries I make is most likely stuff everybody else already knows): that Jesus' Last Supper was also a Passover seder and that he died at 3:00 p.m. the next day (Good Friday). I knew the day; I didn't know the time. I like knowing things like that. I also like that while I used to think Brian's and my religions were polar opposites, I now know that isn't true and it's nice they go together so seemlessly. Things may have been trickier if he was a Muslim and I was a Jew - I could see the potential for some awkwardness there.
There are still a lot of things I'm not sure about with what my stance is regarding religion. Many, many questions and a few issues. But in the meantime, I enjoy the occasional trip to church with his parents and also the actual church itself. Which is a good thing, because we'll be back there again on Sunday. Twice in one week - God, are You seeing this? I promise I'm not trying to butter you up for any Big Thing I may be asking of You lately; it just so happens the two holidays fell really close together this year!
Other than church activities, I don't have much planned for the weekend. We're still in a financial quandry thanks to that piece of shit we call a truck, so that tends to put some limitations on entertainment choices. It's okay though; I'm about to make myself presentable enough to go to the library, where there are many free books sitting there waiting for me to pick them up. And as I've said before, as long as I have a good book, I will never be bored.
Of course there's plenty of house and yard work to be done as well, but let's not get crazy.