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She said, "Wanna do something fun?"

by jl333 on January 19, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

That's exactly what I had in mind too. So imagine my disappointment when she handed me a stack of receipts that needed to be tallied up. On any other day, that would be fun to me (that's my nerdy side). But since I was expecting her to say something totally off the wall crazy for us to do, I felt my balloon deflate


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