5th Anniversary weekend getaway
This past weekend Peter and I celebrated our 5th wedding Anniversary. We actually took the opportunity to get away for the weekend. It was a pretty last minute decision made only a few weeks ago, but we figured people may be a little less willing or able to give us two nights away once there is a third child to board. We stayed in a cabin on Canandaigua Lake in the pretty little town of Naples, NY. The cabin was even more secluded than we thought, (read: pretty much in the middle of nowhere). Now this cabin, which was just opened in July complete with climate control, a fully equipped kitchen with granite and stainless steel, and a deck with a view of the lake is the only way I like to “camp”, especially 7 months pregnant. It was so relaxing and unbelievably quiet.
Fall is our favorite time of year. Throughout the weekend we could sense the hint of Fall in the air and could even watch the leaves changing colors more and more each day. We didn’t do anything exciting…well unless you consider relaxing exciting, which I do! We spent some time walking around in the town of Canandaigua, ate grilled steak on the back deck watching a sunset, slept in and stopped at Monica’s Pies for a seriously delicious peach crumb pie. It was really nice to get away and have no schedule or obligations. And did I mention it was quiet?
Sometimes admits all the business of life and the logistics of the good stuff of life it is easy to forget to make time for just hanging out and having fun together. When it is just us I am instantly reminded of how fun Peter is. I am so thankful to have a husband who makes me laugh and who also takes care of me with selflessness and care. He is so patient with all my quirks and “issues”. He is the best friend God has ever given me and although I sometimes forget to appreciate all that he is I am incredibly grateful for the past eleven years together and the past five we have been married. It has not always been easy. In fact we have encountered a lot of unexpected and challenging events but I am proud of the person Peter has been through it all. His faithfulness, support and self-sacrifice continue to give me a beautiful portrayal of God’s love. I am excited to see what God has planned for our future.