Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Ten Years Today.

If "A" looks up to "B"
Then by nature of the physical universe
"B" must look down on "A"
Rather like two birds
One on a tree
And one on the ground

Or so thought She
Who had always wanted to marry
A man she could look up to
But wondered where that
Would place her
If she did.

Imagine her astonishment
When she met Him and found
That together they stood
Physics on its head.

You could never 
Draw this on paper
For it defies design

But year after year
They lived a strange 
That by all known laws
Could not occur.

She looked up to him
And he looked up to her.

-C.L. Pearson

This is one of my favorite poems, one that I often think of when I consider the blessing and intent of our union, and being the luckiest partner to such a good man.

Here's to continually defying design, and standing physics on its head.

Marriage is the best.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A Wedding and an Anniversary.

We recently drove to Northern Cal to attend a family wedding. It was a beautiful event. It was fun to see and spend time with Tyler's side of the family.

Tyler and I also were able to squeeze in a mini-anniversary celebration! No kids for three whole nights!

{having a little too much fun with my big, flowy skirt. Something about the outside breeze and the pleats awoke all of my childhood dress twirling fantasies. This skirt can move!}

After the wedding we drove to South Shore, Lake Tahoe.

We stayed at the Marriott Residence Condo Village. 
Oh. My.
It was beautiful.

It had great food options, cute shops, a gondola ride to the summit, a private beach! We are normally North Shore loyalists but this South Shore Tahoe gig has its perks too. 
We will definitely try to come back at some point with the kids.

However, it did pour rain while we were there.

We didn't mind. We stayed locked in with a fire going and opened our windows to smell the fresh, misty air and hear the sounds of rain hammering the balcony. It was insanely cozy and romantic.

We talked and watched movies and gratefully considered our past ten years together.

We asked each other:

What would you change?
What do you regret?
What are you proudest of?
Where do you see us in the next 10 years?
What are your favorite memories so far?

It was an incredibly good weekend with my favorite guy...

Love you so, my Tyler.