Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Twenty Two Years and Counting

As two ships passing in the night,
So quietly neath the stars soft light;
Our paths cross but now and then.
Reaching out, seeking one another again.
--author unknown

While the hub and I seem to have been two ships passing in the night lately-- either I or he in some other place--we finally came to be in one spot to celebrate our wedding anniversary (March 7). I think I was actually here, at Riverside, when the date did come around way back when. But, we're solid, he and I, and we don't have to celebrate on the actual date. But we always get the celebration in. Somehow. Geesh. Twenty two years and we still adore each other. Love ya hub.

Just look how cute he is sleeping with Bella. Pure love.

Mmmmm. View from our sanctuary. (Of course, the kid took these.)

And me messing with quiet time. Snap snap. Can you see it?! I'm bad, I know. Oh well, what can I say?

Dun dun dun, time for our anniversary dinner. Six p.m. (And the hub's birthday dinner --missed it on April one when HE was out of town.) My poor April Fool's Boy. Ok. Get up. Poor guy.

Big doins' at the local fancy-schmancy restaurant, The Wash House.

Views from our window. Outside.

Love the old window panes (inside). I admired the woman by herself. Proud.

Chateaubriand. (ME!) Oh yes.

Lamb. The hub. (Not me. Who can eat something so cute?) I should be a vegetarian. I wish. (Mad? Feel my pain?!)

Ok. Desert. Me=chocolate. Only because the hub turned me on to it when we married way back when. Mmmmmm. Pecan pie with Godiva chocolate. Mmmmmm. (Ok, cool whip, but still good.) Don't tell my brutha, Jim.

Hub??? OH MY!! Only what THEY suggested. KEY LIME BREAD PUDDING. I should have listened. I didn't. (The kid made out with the leftovers--chocolate pecan pie, is all I have to say.)

Full moon? You betchya. (Not the reflection, but you can see it, I'm sure.)

Am I happy. Oh yea. (pic by the kid)

Many, many thanks to you all who have written and to all of you who have sent good wishes through your own means. I feel it. Truly.

Listening to the Beatles' LOVE through the writing of this post.

(You know I've always had this thing for Ringo--and Paul, and John and George.)

I'd like to be under the sea
In an octopus's garden in the shade.

He'd let us in, knows where we've been
In his octopus's garden in the shade.

I'd ask my friends to come and see
an octopus's garden with me.

I'd like to be
under the sea
In an octopus's garden in the shade.

He would be warm,
below the storm
in our little hideaway beneath the waves.
Resting our head, on the sea bed,
In an octopus's garden near a cave.

We would sing, and dance around
because we know we can't be found.

I'd like to be under the sea
In an octopus's garden in the shade.

We would shout,and swim about,
the coral that lies beneath the waves.

Oh what joy ,for every girl and boy
Knowing they're happy and they're safe.

We would be so happy you and me.

No one there to tell us what to do.

I'd like to be under the sea,
In an octopus's garden with you.
In an octopus's garden with you.
In an octopus's garden with you.

Love to you all. Really. Thank you. From the bottom of my heart.



Saucy said...

Happy Anniversary and also Happy Belated Birthday to your special guy. That looks like quite the meal! I can only tell you this: I would have picked that chocolate dessert, too.

Love this happy post!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Happy Anniversary! What a fantastic meal!



PEA said...

Well it's about time you two got together in one spot to celebrate!! lol Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday to your hubby...belated but still from the heart:-) Sounds and looks like you had a wonderful time and the food at that restaurant looked sooooo delish!!

Please know that I'm keeping your mom in my prayers. Love ya! xoxo

Janet said...

Your hubby's birthday is one day after my hubby's! I'm late but Happy Anniversary to you both and Happy Birthday to him. As always you make me hungry when I come here! Chocolate pecan pie!!!! Pecan pie is my all-time favorite but add chocolate it it might just be illegally good!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Oh Rosa, How sweet... I can feel the love between the two of you... Riverside must be a very special place!!!

Congrats... Seems like you celebrated in style... Your dinner sounds YUMMY.

John Ivey said...

Happy anniversary to you and Bob! The photos are great! Beautiful color and great composition.

Linda said...

Gosh, that looks like a great place to eat. Happy Anniversary. How great to still be crazy about each other after all these years.

Beth said...

So glad you finally got to celebrate your Anniversary! Your looking great Rosie!!!
Keep having a wonderful time!

Jeanie said...

Happy Everything! What great photos -- I especially love the two sleepyheads on the bed! And you look so happy! (Key lime bread pudding? Sounds to die for!)

Have a lovely Easter. I'm thinking of you and sending good vibes to your mom, too.

paris parfait said...

I was traveling, so am late in joining the chorus of anniversary wishes! 22 years together is something to celebrate! xo



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