|Her name is Bonnie, and she had great legs.|
|His name is Travis, and he was pretending to be the Karate Kid.|
And then one day they realized they really liked each other. A friend was in a musical and invited Travis to come. Travis said he'd go when Hell froze over... which happened later that week when Bonnie said she'd love to see the musical for their first date.
Two weeks later, after watching
they sat on a couch and more or less said "I love you" for the first time and decided to get married.
Bonnie got her
and they looked over possible dates. They settled on a date almost 7 months later, December 30th. It was the Vigil of the Feast of the Holy Family and during the Octave of Christmas and on a holiday weekend.
They were told they were rushing and at times they were worried, but they were confident that God wanted them together. So they went ahead and got hitched.
And they went on their Scottish honeymoon.
|Where the adorable elderly tour guide thought it was more important to get feet in the picture than the beautiful castle ruins behind them.|
But God blessed them with
and 16 months later
and 54 weeks later
and 20 months later
And in the meantime they sold
so they could put a down payment on a house that looked like
and Travis worked really hard and made it look like
They had some ups
|like the Behold Conference|
|and a Boston vacation|
and downs along the way.
|a stillborn and 7 weeks in the NICU|
They got to know some new friends.
|Venerable Sheen, pray for us!|
And they enjoyed their super cute kids
And they lived happily ever after, laughing at each other's jokes, bickering, and him appreciating her ability to stay within budget (most of the time) and her appreciating his ability to work hard and still come in and play with the kids at the end of the day.
Happy Feast of the Holy Family to everyone!
Happy Anniversary to the love of my life!