Sunday found us in Woodstock, a charming town that we love, to celebrate our 10th anniversary. Don found a restaurant called The Garden Cafe, where we had a reservation for a secluded outdoor table and where we had a lovely lunch. The Garden Cafe is a Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant and the food is so scrumptious that you don’t care (if you’re a meat eater.) I am a vegetarian so this was perfect…it couldn’t have been more beautiful or more delightful. After our entrees we ordered a brownie covered in hot fudge sauce and our waitress, Darla, made a heart with the topping.
Sunday was one of those unbelievably beautiful fall days where the sun shone all day, it was relatively warm, and the colors were at their best. After lunch, we walked around Woodstock and did some shopping. It was really our kind of celebration. We’re not the type to dress up (maybe because we both wore costumes for so many years in the theater) – we’re casual, no-fuss, kind of people. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate 10 years of marriage.
On the day we married, our minister gave us two white roses. He asked that we exchange white roses on every anniversary to remind us of our vows to each other. We carried our roses with us: