Our story of love

One of the main reasons I started this blog almost 6 years ago was to share with family the goingons of our life.  I then became very aware how great it was that I had a way to document our story, which I publish in a book every year.  I love looking back at the way things were and I know that in many years from now, when these precious moments of Saturday morning cuddles and little ones coming to the side of our bed at night with bedraggled hair are long gone, I will be using those blogbooks to remember the way things were. Lately this space has also been an outlet for creativity and community, but mostly it is a place where I can record our story.

Today I want to share with you a part of our love story in the hopes that some day, when Lucia and Willis are older and are asking questions about marriage and love, that they can see how important it is to find someone who will love and respect you above all else.
You see, I have that in Dan.
Dan is the most loyal, hard working, kindhearted man I know.  He is forgiving, patient and keeps a promise when he makes one.  Dan does not take his marriage vows lightly and even though he can annoy me and anger me once in awhile, I know that he will be by my side all the days of my life.

I have told the story of our meeting before (here) but I wanted to share today some stories from the very beginnings, which are preserved in old emails, you know, before cell phones and texting....They show how our long distance relationship began, just months after we started dating.




Dan and I started dating Feb 2-2002 and he proposed on June 8th, 2003.  I'll have to share that story sometime!


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