Yesterday Brian and I had a brunch date with Grandma Bonnie at our new favorite place, the Lotus Kitchen. It’s a quaint home-turned-restaurant with cozy rooms for dining and chatting. This was our first visit with Bonnie since getting back from the cruise and Daufuskie Island, so Brian and I recounted our engagement story and talked over our wedding plans with her. She was almost as excited as we were!
I am still not used to wearing such a beautiful diamond ring. I didn’t know what to do with my hand; I felt like every time I moved, I was purposely showing off the sparkling ring. In fact, near the end of our visit, the couple at the table near us complimented me on my ring. (Is it that obvious, or am I that awkward?) Bonnie said proudly that Brian and I had just gotten engaged, and were telling her all about the engagement and plans for the upcoming wedding.
After brunch I went back with Bonnie to her apartment and saw her rehearsal and wedding outfits. They were both so classy. I felt honored that she purchased two new outfits for our upcoming celebrations. It was a tangible reminder that others care about us and are excited about our wedding! I’m reminded of the picture frame Bonnie gave us years ago. It says “Mr. & Mrs.” on it – our first wedding present. It’s been carefully tucked away all this time, but soon we’ll get to put a wedding picture in that frame and display it! I can’t wait. :)