Another one from Isa over at small obsessions.
3. What was the best vacation you have ever been on?
This one is not easy to answer. Lori and I have been able to take quite a few trips in our relationship, so I think I’m going to put down a few vacations.
For our 1 year anniversary, we drove from New Orleans where we were living to Biloxi Mississippi. We spent the weekend there just hanging out on the beach and enjoying each others company. This trip was not extravagant at all – we stayed in a Super 8 Motel and had to borrow my Mom’s car because we had no reliable transportation – but it was very special. Keep reading and you will see why…
We drove all the way there after work on a Thursday afternoon. The drive was actually great – we talked and laughed the whole time. We only stopped once at Waffle House to eat dinner (I LOVE WAFFLE HOUSE). I have the weirdest sneeze EVER and I sneezed in the restaurant – one of the patrons laughed so hard at me he almost put his milk through his nose. Lori never let me live it down.
Finally we got to the hotel and I was just ready to hit the sack. Lori kept insisting that we go to the beach. I was so exhausted, but finally relented. WE went down to the beach in front of the pirate ship casino and walked out onto the sand.
The moon was full, the water was perfect, the weather was great… We were walking along the water and Lori handed me a little bag. Inside was the cutest little figurine – it had a heart and 2 little people on it; one giving a rose to the other. I then opened the card and inside she had written her vows. As I’m beginning to cry, she gets down on one knee and opens a box with the most beautiful diamond solitaire and asks me if I’ll spend the rest of my life with her. Of course, after catching my breath, I said YES!
1 week after this trip is when Katrina hit New Orleans and changed our lives forever – completely demolished the site where we got engaged – but the trip was absolutely beautiful.
I’m fairly certain that my next favorite trip that we took was the weekend in San Francisco. It was really a last minute thing – we decided on Monday that we were going to leave on Thursday to make the weekend in California. We didn’t have much time, but had an absolute blast!
I think this is good for now – I’ll do a couple more tomorrow!