For Mikaela's 24th birthday last weekend we rented a duffy boat for an hour and cruised around Newport Harbor. From the very first inclination of the idea, I was excited, but I did not give it away. I generally let my excitement be known, but this time I decided to hold in it and not get carried away. As soon as we pulled away from the dock, I gave into it. It could not longer be contained - this was SO wonderful.
We laughed, we toasted with mimosas, we answered hypothetical questions, enjoyed the freshest of air and we looked out over the beautiful clear day that God had provided us. Afterwards, we enjoyed a fantastic dinner at The Counter and a Nerts Tournament to follow at our apartment. Not to mention a blackberry 3 Heart Tart that everyone whole heartedly enjoyed.
The gloriousness and relaxing environment that we experienced as a group of eight cannot be expressed in words. It was one hour and fifteen minutes of pure friendship bliss, and truly one of the most original and happy outings I have had in awhile.