*H*A*P*P*Y* *V*A*L*E*N*T*I*N*E*S* *D*A*Y*
I hope you had a good day, full of love, whether you celebrate "the day" or not. I am big on celebrating lots of things, so I love the day. We started last night, Dayle took me out to dinner at Tad's Chicken n' Dumplins - we knew it would be very busy tonight. It was his first venture out to dinner since his knee replacement surgery 2 weeks ago. I said.. "Honey, are you going to wear those shorts? With your bandages showing?" Yes, he was. :-) Thank heavens that Oregon is a casual state.
The above box of chocolates were what I gave my little grandsons along with a card. They loved the chocolates! I wore my heart pin and pendant made of glass last night and today.
Kristi and the boys got a bunch of V-day balloons and drove down to Travis' work place and decorated his car for him. Cute, huh? I guess you could say he was "heart bombed". The boys thought the balloons would help fly him home fast after work.
Some of my regular readers will know the story of this sign.. the other side is all lit up, but the locals insist this side be left half lit and all of us call it the "Chic Dump". It's a wonderful old restaurant perched over the edge of the Sandy River and they make the great old fashioned chicken and dumplings.. they also do their fried chicken in a big old cast iron skillet. That's what we get.
Tads is just 7-8 minutes away from our farmhouse. The interior is all mellow wood including the ceiling. Always a fire going. Very homey.
Dayle had been hankering for some fried chicken, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy and green beans with ham and onions. Yum.
The owner, Judy, got a quarter out of the till and started a song for us on the juke box. She's super neat, an old friend of ours.
The boys are happy with their hearts!
This is what I bought for Dayle to give to me.. I also picked out my card for him to give to me. :-)
Do you like turtles? A pecan stuck in some caramel and the whole thing dipped in chocolate. Mmm.
Today I attended a meeting at Multnomah Falls and I met the new Site Manager and I'm very pleased at how nice he seems and he's about to graduate with his Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture! The falls are just roaring with a lot of water coming over.
I would say it's at peak flow.
The kids just took their little family out for a Mexican dinner, so Dayle and I are relaxing and enjoying ourselves. I hope you had a fun day full of love and have a great weekend ahead! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)