One More Day

It’s hard to believe that just four years ago we were so super giddy to be graduating high school and planning our open houses. Yet, today I’m totally blown away that time has flown by and tomorrow is your last day of school, and now I’m so excited for you to be done and we are planning a wedding. It’s also amazes me just how much we have changed in four years. How I’ve almost been done with school three years and started my own business. How much my hair has grown since you went to school and I chopped it all off on a whim. Or how I said I would never get a dog until we had a house and how we failed that miserably, yet I wouldn’t trade him for the world. Life has been so fun with you these past four years, I can’t wait to …

YES

A year ago today I had the surprise of my life.

I had all our family and friends, all fifty-plus of them surrounding us as I told my best friend that I would marry him. I will never be able to tell you his shaky sweet words that he pronounced to me in front of everyone. But I will forever remember that moment when he opened up the kitchen drawer and my jaw dropped, and everyone turned and look at me. I’m sure my face was red as I walked into the kitchen past everyone to stand there and watch him drop to his knee. I never expected this is how it would happen, nor could I think of a better way than to have everyone surrounding us.  {It did save us quite a few phone calls} But the best part of the day is that I now can look …