Tuesday, December 23, 2008
(oh so young and *cough* fit!)
It's our 23rd on the 23rd! Still sometimes hard for me to believe, that yes, this close to Christmas I tied the knot. I'm not a gushy, lovey dovey person, so I don't have this great big speech planned, but hey, I'll give you a clue to what my wedding was like.
We decided to forgoe the May wedding the following year and decided to get married before our Christmas vacation to NC..yeah, back when we still lived in Maine. We got married by a justice of the peace, just the two of us. Wished I would have thought it out better and had a friend or even a bouquet, but hey, we just wanted something simple.
I kept telling Jim to keep on driving past the JOP, I was a bit nervous. You see when I'm nervous I tend to giggle...and um..yeah, I did let him finally drive in and we got married despite the chill in the room (no heating) and my giggling..hey I was trying to keep myself warm!
We then started on our trip to NC to visit his parents, our dinner consisted of KFC's chicken nuggets and fries. We often get that dinner on our anniversary to remind us how we first started out. hehe hubby forgot to get it tonite, we had homemade tacos, tamales (SIL brought them) and to die for guacamole...fresh that she made...
Oh, back to then. A few days after arrival in NC, his parent's had given us a wedding shower, and when we returned to Maine, my parents did the same. Boy..were we a bit nervous telling my parents we already got married. My Mom kinda figured it out when I didn't have my engagement ring, and she was ok with it. My step-father didn't kill Jim, so that was a good sign. My only regret about doing this instead of a wedding was not having my Mom there. If I could have turned back time I would have. She really understood, but I still felt a little bad about it.
In April 1996 we renewed our vows and again..I giggled...in front of an entire church...geesh! Oh well, I am if not consistent. Thank you honey for 23 interesting years and two beautiful kids!
But hey, you guys wanna know who won huh!!
Well the Calender goes toooooooo
BEZZIE--whom I'm sure could use a extra calendar in the house about now :)
ANGELA--hehe a Mainer getting Maine Alpaca! Fitting I say!
The Yarntini goes to KNITTYCAT whom I met at SAFF, and I just figured out who you are :)
Angela please email me your address so I can send you your goodies! Bezzie, I know where you live, and Knittycat, I'm emailing you =) hehe it's nice to have detective friends you know.
Thank you everyone for your support, reading, and the most comments ever I think. Made me feel really good.
Onward to a bit of knitting and some baking...so behind this year..but oh well I'm looking forward to 5 days off...well after tomorrow. Happy Holidays everyone!!