Tricked you. They’re not here.
BUT. Husband and I got the most beautiful anniversary gift from our Uncle Bob (aka Robert Spellman), an incredible artist out in Boulder. It’s a painting of a set of turquoise salt and pepper shakers with antiqued crowns standing separate but together and strong. Oh, look, here's a pic:
And here’s some other stuff I lifted from his web site:
Pretty. There's more, too. Go on and look, I'll wait.
I’m thinking maybe nine years is the charm for marriage because not once since we got that painting have Husband and I argued over who gets to be salt and who gets to be pepper. It’s almost as if it doesn’t even matter.
(Except for the part where I’m salt.)