After much torture and many visits to granite yards, I've finally gone ahead and chosen the countertops. We went yesterday and I brought home samples and I still liked it when I got up this morning. Very unusual for me. I've already bought and returned floor tile twice since I liked it one day and not the next. Very fickle!
Anyway, I'm getting honed absolute black for the perimeter counters. It looks like this:
Overall, this is such a stressful decision to make. The cost makes it very unlikely that I'll be able to change it any time soon.
Anyway, another decision I can check off of my list. Yippee!