"Did you remember to make the reservations for our anniversary dinner tomorrow night?" Jenny asked Derek.
"Oops, I forgot," he replied nonchalantly, as he plunked down in front of the television while she stayed busy in the kitchen.
The next evening Derek arrived home over an hour late and found Jenny standing there in her nicest dress with tears streaming down her face. "How could you be late tonight of all nights?" she wailed.
"Oh Lord, I was so busy at work that I totally forgot about our anniversary," Derik mumbled, staring down at his feet. "Maybe this will make up for it though," he said, retrieving tickets for a Mediterranean Cruise from his jacket and handing them to her with a sly smile.
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