Last Friday, March 21st, was the 10th Anniversary of the marriage the Lovely Sharon and I. Ten years, unbelievable. Its seems like it has only been a couple of years. As many of our friends are aware, we were married near the 14th hole at Ironwood Country Club's South Course in Palm Desert , California. Before the ceremony we played 18 holes of golf and were married ion our golf clothes and golf shoes. When we were saying the "I do's", coyotes were howling from the surrounding mountains.
This year we celebrated as normal. We had breakfast at my favorite breakfast spot in Palm Desert- Café des Beaux-Arts on El Paseo. I had my usual, eggs benedict and the Lovely Sharon had an omelet.
After breakfast we played 18 holes of golf at Ironwood. The weather was beautiful, the course was beautiful and the Lovely Sharon was beautiful.
After golf we went back home for an hour or two and then we headed back to the spot where we were married. We took a bottle of Champagne and an Ipod with Tony Bennett's "The Way You Look Tonight".
We toasted each other and danced in the late afternoon sun to Tony. Finally, we headed to the Club House for Dinner. A magnificent day.
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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