Seven years ago today, we moved to the “homestead.” At the time, we promised ourselves to give it five years, then re-evaluate. After the first year, no one mentioned re-evaluation again.
We couldn’t ask for a better day to recognize the anniversary, as our weather continues to be sunny and hot.
The day falls in the middle of a string of celebrations: Michelle’s birthday, our wedding anniversary, and, this year, Aly comes home on the 13th. Tonight we have a dinner date with friends, unrelated to the anniversary. But, perhaps remembering it unceremoniously is more appropriate to commemorating a major milestone in trying to live a simpler life?