We got married on a beautiful spring day at Central Park, NYC. Two months ago, we were planning to go to the big city to celebrate our 3rd year anniversary. It would be nice to visit the park, walk on the bow bridge, and just relive those beautiful moments of our wedding day.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down. And, we had to adjust and make significant changes to cope with this crisis. We postponed our travel plans and signed up for any opportunity to work and help our fellow healthcare workers.
Though we weren’t able to visit NYC during our anniversary, our special day turned out much better than I expected…
My hubby dropped by during my lunch break, and we found a nice spot to eat our takeout salads. I had the Mediterranean Grain Bowl, and he had the Chicken Caesar Salad. For dessert, we had some chocolate-dipped matcha cookies given to us by one of our friends in the hospital.
I got home from work at around 4 pm. We have nowhere to go for date night because restaurants we’re either temporarily closed or only open for takeout and delivery. My hubby was craving for good ole’ Chinese food, so we decided to order online from Rain Modern Chinese Restaurant. We ordered a few of our fave items from their menu – Roasted Chicken with Garlic, Cantonese Style Wonton Soup, and their House Special Lo Mein. Our food arrived within 30 minutes. I hurriedly set the table while my hubby opened a bottle of Cabernet. Then, we sat down and enjoyed a lovely anniversary dinner together.
No fancy restaurant, no candlelit dinner, no expensive gifts… yet this day was one of the most unforgettable moments of my life. We may be on lockdown… but COVID-19 can’t stop us from celebrating LOVE.
Cheers to 3 years and many, many more!
How do you celebrate special days with your loved ones during this time? Please share in the comments below. I’d love to hear from you.
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