Alright, so not to count my chickens before they're hatched...but it looks like come the first of January I will hopefully have a new job that will look very good on my resume for future graduate school applications and just generally help my career out BIG time. So I'm excited, I've been looking for an opportunity like this for a long time and now I just found out that one of my friends (he's a professor) just got a promotion to a Director level position, effective today, and will be needing to hire some people to do research. He said that hiring me is one of the first things he wants to do. So nothing is set in stone and I'm trying not to get my hopes up too high but it sounds very promising.
Secondarily, (yes this matters less to me than the experience and having this job on my resume) it sounds like this job will likely double my income.
So that brings me to my question....
I need some ideas for celebrating with my wife if this all goes according to plan. When I mentioned it to her she said "well we could go out to dinner and then go watch a movie" (we are very poor graduate students so we never even get to do those things). I said that I thought we should do something a little more than that. Her next response "Ok, how about a vacation to Florida?" I said that was going a little too far.
So we need ideas of fun things that lie somewhere on the continuum between dinner and a movie, and a vacation to FL.
A motorcycle for her is out of the question for awhile yet and me getting myself gear/mods/trackdays/etc, won't be much of a celebration for her.
We're still newlyweds so the whole sex thing is a given.
Alright, let 'er rip!