Watching her transform from a baby to a little person has been amazing. There is barely enough room in my heart to contain the joy. And while many days my mind and body are weary, it has been the most exciting ride of my life.
It all began, of course, with boy meets girl. And that happened on this very day, too. Five years ago today, my husband and I met for our first date. We had emailed many times and talked on the phone, having connected through the dating site Match.com. We planned to meet for drinks after work.
Drinks are good for a first date. If things are not going well, the date can be brief. You have an easy out, and don't waste too much of your time. It did go well, however, and we stayed for dinner. We went out again the next night. And the next...
Exactly one year later, on this day, he proposed. I suppose I could have waited another year to marry him on this day and keep the streak going, but I wasn't patient enough for that. We were married in February:
After reading this post, my husband put together this video slideshow to commemorate the day. Thought I would add it here for you to enjoy also: