It's been a long time since Lane & I had an overnight date. The time away was just what we needed to recharge our batteries. It helped that we got a full night of uninterrupted sleep! We went to the Galleria with plans of ice skating. However, we changed our minds when we saw how long the line was. Instead we just meandered around taking in the Christmas decorations. We had dinner at this fantastic restaurant, Ida Claire. It served upscale southern food and boy was it good! My favorite were the fried green tomatoes. Lane got the shrimp and grits and I had the chicken in a biscuit. With a side of pimento mac & cheese. We stayed at Le Meridian in Dallas. We've been there before, but it's one of my favorites.