A&C greeted us with a (copied) sign and happy screams!
We’ve been back since Saturday. I don’t go to work until Wednesday – so happy I included this buffer zone, because a) we were really missing the kids and needed time with them before resuming the work routine and b) I just need the transition time before jumping back into our usual work/life routine.
But first . . . a few more vacation pix . . .
Wednesday we went running and then headed to the vineyards. We started at Coppola, where we had lunch (think Italian-American fare in pretty setting).
Then we headed to our favorite winery, Bella. We enjoyed a tasting and a really cool demo where they blended not-yet-ready wines to create a combination that tasted way better than the sum of its parts. And then —
In-N-Out . . . happened.
We did this 7 years ago, although that time it was just Josh & me on the tour (I think some other couple had cancelled). This time there were 8 of us and the ride was somewhat shorter and slower paced. We hit 3 vineyards (Martorana
, Dry Creek
, and Geyser Peak
) and covered 17 miles according to my Garmin — the first time I had ever used it in bike mode. We enjoyed a really romantic and delicious dinner at Farmhouse Inn
For lunch on Friday — our actual anniversary — we had managed to secure French Laundry reservations, and we decided that 10 years of marriage was deserving of this level of celebration.
Honestly, I am still reliving this experience! True bucket-list item – check. Will we go back? I hope so, perhaps in another 10 years.
I can wait 🙂
The whole trip was incredibly relaxing, slow-paced, and delicious on multiple levels. Josh and I really enjoyed having the time together and spent time scheming/dreaming/planning, as well as just savoring the moments as they unfolded.
Here’s to 10, 20, 30, 40, 50+ more.
mother of 3 // MD // south floridian // ESFJ // upholder.
into: planners, great food, running, reading, writing, mornings, podcasting, and coffee.
Here’s to you both! Is so inspiring to see a happy couple.
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