Sunday, October 28, 2007

Happy Anniversary

Yesterday was our anniversary. Well, kind of. We celebrated our anniversary yesterday because on our real anniversary we were in the ER with Drew. And we have been trying to schedule our "make-up" anniversary date ever since then. So this weekend my parents were here and they were able to watch the kids for us while we celebrated. Our real anniversary on September 22 wasn't actually that bad. At least we were together. And Dan, ever the romantic, said "Well we're going to miss our reservation, but I'll get you whatever you want from the cafeteria." Isn't he sweet!? And really, isn't that what marriage is all about? Facing the tough times together and making the best of it?

We had a whole day of celebrating! We started off with a long bike ride. Well, long for me. We rode 14 miles into Folsom and had brunch at an outdoor cafe then rode 14 miles back home. When we got back my parents took Drew with them to visit my aunt and Ava took a nap. So we had a couple more hours of alone time in a quiet house. Then we went to a movie at 4. Dan had a great idea--we should go to the movie BEFORE dinner so that I might be able to stay awake for the whole thing. We saw Michael Clayton and it was pretty good. And I stayed awake! Then we had dinner at Zinfandel Grille. We had a yummy goat cheese appetizer, Dan had pizza and I had pasta. And for dessert we had gelato. It was good!

That was us then-September 22, 2001

And this is us now-not really a great picture of either one of us, but the lion looks awesome


Isabelle's Mommy said...

Happy Anniversary! I look forward to taking a nice "current" picture of you two soon!!

Molly said...

Andrea... you look like Demi Moore in your wedding picture! And I have to say that I think you both look pretty darn good in your "now" picture!

kate said...

i'm glad you finally got to have your day together; i love you both very much. although, you did leave out a little teensy bit of your evening. :-(

Meredith said...

Wow, I can't believe it has been six years! Happy Anniversary you guys. I still remember Dan tearing up during your vows - it was SO cute!

Anne Marie said...

Happy belated Anniversary! I'm so glad you guys got to celebrate it after all. How wonderful of Grandma and Grandpa to come up and help make this special day a reality! All your pictures are great, and I was MOST impressed with the bike ride pic- 28 miles, that's amazing! Wes and I are officially motivated to get off our butts and do something active, so thank you!

Mother in Chief said...

I can't believe you guys got married just 11 days post 9/11... I can't imagine what that must have been like. My b-day is 9/15, and I remember thinking that I would never, ever be able to celebrate again. Fortunately, we are able to keep moving on and can concentrate on the good in our lives too... And having your anniversary on 9/22, I imagine, gives you guys something good to look forward to in September.

BTW: that lion comment cracked me up!