We are still not able to celebrate special occasions out at restaurants as it is too painful and uncomfortable for Ernie to sit for any extended period of time at a table. However, the Humphreys invited us to their place for dinner, along with our good friends the Shugarts, assuring us that they had a recliner, or a place where Ernie could stand to eat. What fun we had!
|Kim and Debbie - my former co-workers at Southeastern Seminary|
Here is Kim's festive table setting and dining room decor:
Our steaks were grilled to perfection thanks to Kim's husband Jay, and they even offered a toast with sparkling grape juice. Debbie's Million Dollar Pie served with peppermint ice cream was the icing on the celebration cake! (Guess we ate it so quickly I didn't even get a picture of it or Ernie, Jay and Gary visiting in the family room.)
What dear friends these two ladies have been to me, and we couldn't end the evening without adding another mug to our collection. While I no longer work at the Seminary, I drink from my mug at home and think of them and another dear friend, Andria in Washington, DC (who also has a matching mug!).
It was a very special day indeed! Thank you to our family and friends for helping us celebrate 35 years together. I love you and am so thankful for you!