Today is our anniversary. 10 years. We're not doing anything. We just took the kids to my grandma's swimming pool then ate lunch at a sports bar called The End Zone. That was fun. For an anniversary gift, Del got me three bottles of very nice wine, including this lovely bottle of port, which I plan to enjoy a glass of tonight.
The port is from South Africa. That's really neat!
The wine came in this handsome crate. If you notice the papers next to the crate you'll see the other part of my gift.
Dance lesson from Arthur Murray. We took some dance lessons in Monterey when we were dating and had a lot of fun. I know I don't seem like a Waltz and Foxtrot type of person, but I really do like to dance. I just don't know how...yet. This is a fabulous gift. I can't wait to get started and hope that we can keep it up.
My parents also gave us a very nice bottle of wine that was bottled in St. Augustine and a nice wine rack. I want to make a fancy dinner and serve nice wine. Anyone up for a dinner party and dancing?
As for what I got Del; I know this just looks like another boring office in someones bedroom, but it was a horrid mess before. Del has been wanting to clean it up but also wanting to clean up the garage so he can start making some things with his saw; he couldn't decide which was the higher priority. So I went out and got the rug and a bunch of manly organizing things and filed all the papers, got rid of all the boxes and found a home for everything. The bedroom is spotless and neat and tidy. I hardly recognize it. He was stunned and loves it. Now he is freed up to do other things. This is probably the best gift I've ever given him. Well...except for 10 years of marriage...and you know, 5 daughters.
Here's the play yard in our back yard. You'll find six little girls in this picture, my three oldest and three neighbor girls. After I took this picture another neighbor girls came over to play. It's astonishing how many girls live on my street. Poor D, our neighbor. Someone with some boys needs to move in next door so he can have some friends. Johanna? How about it?
See this here little girl? Isn't she sweet? She is now completely potty trained...except for at night, so I guess that's not completely. She took to it like a champ. I think it took only about a week to accomplish. She's had a couple of small accidents but I'm here to tell you that every 15 minutes or less I am taking her to the potty where she empties her bladder...again, and again and again. I've never visited the restroom so much in my entire life.