Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Happy Valentine's Day!


Valentine's Day! Tomorrow we will celebrate our 32nd Valentine's Day as boyfriend and girlfriend. Well, yes, we are husband and wife, but we celebrated Valentine's Day before we were married, too. AND....he is still my boyfriend. Since we have service tomorrow night, my "boyfriend" decided to take me out tonight. Our oldest son stayed home and tucked the younger ones in while Brian and I actually got to be - - - alone. What a rare thing for us! We went to T. L. Maxwell's in Bakersfield. It is an elegant five-star restaurant that has a very intimate atmosphere. I chose the Halibut and it was absolutely exquisite. After the lovely dinner, we went to Barnes and Nobles and roamed the aisles before heading to Starbucks and home. Such a lovely evening that came to an end all too soon. As we pulled in to the driveway of our house, I told my husband how much I had enjoyed being with him and I hated for the night to end. His response? "It will never end." Awwwww.........I am so in love! I hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day sharing love with those dearest to you.

18 comments:

  1. And if he kissed you in the car, never tell.

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  2. AWWW....This is Sweet...I love you both, Happy Valentines Day to you all, Cheri

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  3. Well, Helen, there are limits to our discussions. LOL

    Cheri - have a good day!

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  4. Helen - P.S. - When we roamed Barnes and Nobles, I found the Henri Nouwen book you have been quoting from and I purchased it. What a great book! Thanks for introducing me to it.

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  5. That sounds like my idea of a fun date........nice dinner, Barnes and Noble and Starbucks. Glad you had a good time. :-)

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  6. Jana, I think as many Protstants as Catholics read Nouwen. Maybe more. I once found Nouwen's "Can You Drink the Cup?" (probably my favorite, along with "The Return of the Prodigal Son") in an Africa-American bookstore, because the owners of the store felt the book would be of interest to blacks.

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  7. Helen - interesting! I saw several different Nouwen books, but selected the devotional. I hope to add more of his books to my library.

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  8. Jana, Congratulations on 32 years of Valentine's! Sounds like you guys has a great time. Nathan and I went to a place called Shadowbrook over in Capitola. And yes, "It will Never end". Good quote from your hubby.

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  9. Carol, it was a great date.

    Ronda - your comment made me think of that song, "How do you keep the music playing...." Well, you just never stop singing.

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  10. hey! i am glad u guys had a sweet time. my boyfriend (now husband) took me there too. i felt like a princess. i am spoiled rotten and love to go somewhere fancy with my man every chance i get. this is my first valentines day as mrs. nunez and it has be lovely:)

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  11. Beautiful love! Congratulations on so many years together.

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  12. Mieshia - I am so proud of you and so happy for you. You and your honey are such a sweet and darling couple! A perfect match!

    Linda - thank you. My years with my husband have been absolutely wonderful. I know that I am spoiled rotten!!!

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  13. I should add, Mr. and Mrs. Nunez gave us a gift certificate for the place we went to the other night. THANK YOU, MAN & MUSH!!! You made our night.

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  14. Too sweet. You and Brian are a tremendous couple. I am so glad that you enjoyed a romantic evening together!

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  15. Valentine's Day is so much fun!! James and I had a lovely evening alone as well. My mom had Alexandria for us and we enjoyed our time together. It's so nice to have special time alone every now and then.

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  16. Debbie - thanks for dropping by. Brian and I really enjoyed our night out.

    Marise - it sounds like you and James had a sweet time, too. It's nice to hear from you. Give your family a hug for me.

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  17. It sounds like an absolutely lovely evening, Jana. I'm so happy for you...that you have such a precious relationship with your hubby of 32 years. It just keeps getting better, hm? I've been married for 21 years to the best man...our anniversary was Feb.15th! We've truly been blessed, Jana! God is so good to us,hm???

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  18. Hi, Jewel. I haven't quite been married 32 years, but this was the 32nd Valentine's we celebrated as a couple in love. This year we celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary. Yes, Jewel, we are blessed beyong measure.

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