After this post, I’ll be breaking away for a couple of weeks from the blog. As much as I love to write here on a weekly basis, I am very excited to take a little siesta from the normal routine in order to celebrate and enjoy some upcoming things the hubby and I have been looking forward to all year.
Monday, July 28 marks our 7 Year Wedding Anniversary. I keep repeating “7 years” to myself in my head. 7 years, woah! This year marks a decade of actually being together, as our first official date was Friday, August 13, 2004. (I only remember that because it was “Friday the 13th” and I had no idea what might be in store for me that night … LOL!) Thankfully, by the grace and goodness of God, that date was with the man who has become my soul mate in every. single. way. Ken proposed to me on Saturday, December 17, 2005 and we wrapped up school and enjoyed a long engagement leading up to our special day shared with God and loved ones on the sandy shore of Lake Michigan on Saturday, July 28, 2007. That day still remains the BEST day of my entire life thus far. If I ever have to answer the question, “When have you felt the most beautiful, energetic, excited, full of joy and bursting at the seams with life?,” my answer will be “Our wedding day.” Truly.
On Saturday, August 2 we will be embarking on our 7 Year Anniversary Adventure! This year we are traveling to Seattle, Washington, down to Portland, Oregon, hitting everything in-between. Our 5 Year Anniversary Adventure to Northern California was so incredibly special to us and gave us the bug to get back to the Pacific Northwest as soon as possible. So this is it and we couldn’t be more excited! On so many levels, both of us are ready for a break that lasts longer than a weekend. We are looking forward to sleeping in and getting caught up on rest, exploring new places, breathing in the ocean air, hiking the National Parks, and being together, just the two of us, on the open road! It’s going to be GREAT!
Following the big trip, we’ll be primarily back at our up north abode for the rest of the summer weekends. We intend to have friends up again and make the most of every single sunny day on the beach. Although we’re by no means in a hurry for the next season to be here, we are looking forward to Saturday football on the outdoor big screen projector – it’s become a little bit of a tradition up here at the marina and has further facilitated the community aspect here. I anticipate the rest of the summer in Pure Michigan being enjoyed to the fullest extent possible by all!
With that, I wish all of you a great couple of weeks and say “Adieu” until mid-August! Blessings!