Lissa and I spent a good bit of time yesterday just sort of wandering – lunch downtown, then an exhibit tracing the history of plastics at the University of New Mexico library, then coffee and a stop in the food co-op. Just idle wandering.

This evening, we killed two hours walking up and down the aisles of Home Depot, looking at stuff- picking which bathroom fixture we liked best, fondling tile, looking at paint chips, picking out a 4×4 in the lumber aisle.

After 18 years of marriage, that’s the time that matters most. Never mind the fancy dinner date stuff, it’s the idle wandering that’s best. I treasure our time together in Home Depot.