|Jeanne's blog on 1-21-2011|
The coolest thing about getting married, in my opinion, is dreaming together now. We talk about things we want to do, houses we would like to live in, vacations we want to go on. Life is deeper, richer with
As I am in the teens on our countdown, I reflect on these 26 amazing years in Arkansas. I'll probably never be a resident of this state ever again. Wow, that's kind of hard to take. Go Hogs, Woo Pig, Razorbacks...I don't know. It'll be weird being so far away from the hoopla this fall, not being at all the basketball games this winter, not driving up the hill to baseball games next spring.
The last few days I've been going to town (literally) to grab some stuff for the wedding and run errands. It's inevitable I run into someone I know: getting medicine for my dog, leaving Wal-Mart, discussing balloons at the local pharmacy. It's going to be hard to adjust from my small hometown with 3,500 people to a new home with over 100,000. I've had hoards of people shout out congratulations when I would pass them in the store, because they saw our picture in the paper or my name on the sign at the pharmacy. What a blessing it's been to be born and raised in the precious place!
But I just can't help but realize that God gave me the courage to write that little note on that little blog all those months ago just to land us in this place at this time together. Somehow, in this big ol' world, God found a way to introduce little ol' us. It's just incredible to me. I have to praise Him that a picture on a blog became the face I will look at while I say my vows. Wow, wow. How "this" became "this" is an incredible journey and an incredible story, a story I'm so proud God penned just for us.
Here's to the countdown...