It is so important, isn't it, not to allow one's relationship to become stuck in a rut?
Now the more literal minded amongst you might be thinking, no danger of that with you and Addi, is there Bertie, with such a splendid tank at your disposal?
But of course I am referring to a metaphorical rut, and, well anyway, this year I decided that my darling Addi deserved something altogether more special and uplifting by way of transportation to the Heart to Heart Valentine's Dance.
Oh I thought long and hard about the matter. Eventually, inspiration struck. What could be more uplifting than a spaceship!
Surely, to experience weightlessness is the dream of every larger lady. And as you know, Addi is a plus sized gal.
(So much gorgeousness. Aren't I the luckiest pup in the world?)
But I can tell you, it took some planning, this trip into space, to the realm of zero-gravity.
Of course, my scientific credentials helped secure me a place on NASA's elite astronaut training programme. Having passed all the required courses with flying colours, I was certified fit to command my very own spaceship.
The next challenge was to overcome Addi's natural reluctance to don the required protective wear. It was only when she saw how handsome I looked in the unisex blue spacesuit, that she was persuaded this was one outfit which could in no way be deemed 'girlie'.
Finally, on the eve of February 14, we were ready for blast off...
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