My honey, Jon, had a birthday on 9/11 so I took him away for the weekend to celebrate. Because we are planning on moving a bit north up the coast and we wanted to explore Oxnard, Ventura area, I took us away to Oxnard.
We stayed at the Marriott Residence Inn in Oxnard, which was really lovely. Our room was like a little suite with sitting area, sleeping area, kitchen with an eat on counter and stools and the bathroom was big which is something I haven't experience in my travels. On Sunday morning we had a full complimentary breakfast....FABULOUS!
Soon after we arrived, checked in and fled we went to the Visitors Center to see what was going on and got the low down on all the building that they are doing and planning in the area and took a load of reading material to look over at our leisure...did I say leisure? What was I thinking? I have no leisure time.
Anyway, we drove around the town and up the coast and we fell in love. It's definitely where we want to be. We spent Saturday afternoon walking along Main Street in Ventura with all it's quaint shops and scenic views. I found 2 of the most fabulous stores there..."B on Main" and "Hearts Delight". Oh my God, what fun I had. I can't say Jon was having much fun but he is such a sweety and was happy because I was enjoying myself. I purchased a few treasures in each store and was a very happy camper.
Reluctantly leaving on Sunday to return home to my chaos and work load...not complaining mind you...but now I have definitely dreams of my very near future and where we will be living in the beginning of 2009. Can you believe it? It's mid September and Christmas is just around the corner and coming fast. Oh well, that much sooner I'll be packing my bags.