It was the perfect anniversary gift.
As you and your husband talked about ways to celebrate your 30th anniversary you considered an international trip together, but you knew that the timing was not right. With one daughter graduating from high school and the other daughter graduating from college, finding a time to schedule a 14 day vacation was difficult. You had never been one for jewelry, and your husband already had enough watches to last a lifetime.
When your husband suggested a whole kitchen remodel as a way to celebrate 30 years of marriage, he prefaced it by saying that he had even found an simple one bedroom apartment that the two of you could use on the days you did not want to put up with the mess, the noise, and the chaos. You did not know if you would even