Tuesday, October 30, 2007

the retreat

Have you ever been one mile from the ocean for two whole days and not seen it? I have. And I know it's been chilly outside, but it's the ocean. Even if you can't swim in it, you're supposed to look at it! But we stayed in the condo the whole time (except for dinner last night).

It really was a wonderful time. We learned about each others' personalities and how to better communicate with one another. We drank wine, played cards, and ate a lot of food. We laughed, we sang, we got to know each other better. It was a great retreat. And that dinner last night? Oh-ho-ho. I had never eaten veal before but I think I could eat that very dish every night for the rest of my life, especially if it was preceded by that same plate of calamari and followed by the same cup of white chocolate creme brulee. Mmmm.

5 comments:

s said...

sounds awesome! especially the desert part :)

k said...

i haven't had veal in so long! yum! i am going to have to ask my mom to make some when i am home for thanksgiving or christmas. i personally love veal scallopini(sp?)

LindsayBlake said...

i'm not much of a animal lover to the point where i don't want to eat meat... come on i'm from nebraska... but veal, do you know how they make it? when the baby calf is born, they put it in a stall where it can't move AT ALL until they kill it... that way it doesn't have any fat on it. poor little calf didn't get to enjoy frolicking in the meadow with his family. anyways, you didn't see the ocean? how sad! what personality are you?

Courtney said...

No ocean? Criminal! If nothing else, it makes for wondeful photos! Oh well, you'll just have to go back now.

my life is brilliant said...

I don't care if it's cold or not -- I at least step in the water. You HAVE to see the ocean!

Sounds like you had a good time, though -- and lots of yummy food!