Day: June 19, 2011

Romancing the West (Date #7, Part 2)

Seeing as the Philadelphia Museum of Art is my go-to date, I know exactly where a first kiss ought to take place.  There are several possibilities, actually: the second floor opposite the staircase where the windows overlook the Parkway, any one of the gazebos that flank the building, or even the staircase itself (and this, if you’re on your second glass of wine and wearing heels is probably your best option). Well, Date #7 totally ruins my plans.  When the band finishes its first set, he takes me by the hand and leads me down the steps to the prints and drawings gallery, which boasts a new exhibition called “Romancing the West.” I know all about “Romancing the West” because the curator gave an entire PowerPoint on this very subject during the museum’s Press Preview last month.  I decide to share some of the curator’s more salient points with Date #7 only to discover that I can’t actually remember anything (aside from “They had really good food at the Press Preview”) so we talk about …