Thursday, February 14, 2008

Valentines Date

D's sister and brother-in-law kindly agreed to watch E while we took the ferry over to Bainbridge Island for a very quiet and delicious dinner at Four Swallows. It was so nice to connect again after his latest tour in Europe. We dined on lobster bisque, exotic cheeses coupled with sweet pears and tender slices of baguette, and then an arugula salad with blood oranges. D then opted for the rack of lamb, while I played it safe with the beef tenderloin. Later, the dessert was right up our alley; chocolate in many forms - truly heavenly. Our hostess was pleased to tell us that the wine we selected for our meal was an excellent choice as the restaurant was the proud owner of the very last case and a half of this brand in the entire world, and it was delicious!

After our meal we meandered in the hushed streets of the small city, reminisced on the 13 years we've been together, spoke often, of course of our dear daughter and our plans for the future. It was a perfect evening. As D was still a bit jet-lagged he rested on the return boat home while I relaxed with my feet up, thinking on how lucky we were.

(check out the building that almost has L-O-V-E written vertically with illuminated windows)

1 comment:

  1. aww, sounds delightful. so glad you two got to have such a perfect evening.

    ps love that restaurant