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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Things That Are Awesome IV

Things That Are Awesome (IQD Edition):

  • For IQD, David gave me not one, but TWO secret compartment books!

  • The first one was actually the second of the two he'd made, because he hadn't been happy with the first one. It was beautiful. Note the endpapers, which are a map of Mpls and its suburbs. I live in the left crook of the Y. Both books have magnetic closures that make the covers snap satisfyingly shut.

  • The second one was the earlier one he'd made, and although it wasn't quite as pretty, I still loved it. The endpapers on this one are a bigger vintage map of the Midwest, with some cities circled (Lincoln, Wausau, Marshfield, Stevens Point, Prairie Du Chien). Plus, this one came filled with two little boxes!

  • In the first box was a pair of handmade earrings from Etsy--little black beads making a cute fan at the base of a delicate gold hoop. I put them on immediately.

  • In the second box was another pair of handmade Etsy earrings, this time an elegant gold pair with long graceful lines. I wore them out that night.

  • There were all sorts of runners out Saturday morning during our frozen adventuring, both at Minnehaha Falls and at Lake Calhoun! I have a witness that I do not just make this stuff up!

More of David's IQD pictures are here, if you're feeling brave.



2 comments:

The Churches said...

What a sweet guy!
And I loved those pictures of you- you look so gorgeous- love the dress, love the shoes, particularly the big, black, fuzzy slippers! HOTNESS!

CëRïSë said...

Awwww, thanks Adrianna!