Thirty-six years ago, Rod and I were married (sealed) in the Los Angeles Temple (LDS) and it's truly the best decision we ever made!! Our life together has certainly had LOTS of adventures and amazing experiences, and some have even been extremely difficult. However, we often say to each, "I'm SO glad we're in this together!!" Life can be hard, it can also be VERY good! We are truly grateful to be "in it together!"
Each year we go out to dinner on our anniversary, and take our "Predictions" notebook with us. We write down our predictions for the coming year, for ourselves, our children, our country, etc. And then we look at last year's predictions and see if we got anything right, AND we record all the things that happened that we didn't predict.
A couple of the "non-predictions" for 2015 were our beloved Silverado and her foal dying. That was awful! The legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, equally disturbing, but on a very different level. We are not against equal rights; we are against government declaring changes to what God has established.
We also broke with tradition this year...by eating at Texas Roadhouse...we usually eat at a Mexican Restaurant. Next time I'll tell them to "hold the pepper" on my steak, rather than pouring the whole bottle on there...it was cooked really well...just had to wash all the pepper off in my water glass! Same with the sauteed mushrooms! Oh well. Live and learn!
We had gone to a few stores before our dinner...including Deseret Industries where we got a couple of books for $1 each! We also bought some new towels at Kohls while they were on sale! We came home and made our own Anniversary dessert of hot fudge sundaes, and had some beautiful flowers and a card dropped off by Nat and Rj...from all of the kids.