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You’ll be Happy.

August 27, 2008

At Starbucks again. For some reason, yesterday’s post about people being chatty came up under today. 

People aren’t in as good of a mood today- maybe it is rainy, or chillier here than it was yesterday, or maybe the mood was a unique mix of perfect caffination and cheer caused by coffee. My friend, (I’ve been calling him Captain America because, well, that’s who I thought he looked like until I realized that I was thinking of Aqua Man), is here, and he was talking to the same woman as yesterday. He is on the other side of the store today- most likely watching videos of the DNC like he was yesterday. He’s a super nice guy. He’s the only one I recognize from yesterday.

So two big things pertaining to the wedding happened yesterday. My wedding band came (!) and it is absolutely beautiful! I wore it for about 5 hours yesterday because I was afraid to take it off. I got really REALLY lucky with the band because of and thanks to Taki. Right now, I am relatively unemployed and David is a PhD student… so the only type of band we could have afforded was a simple white gold band that matches my engagement ring. Taki (my future mother-in-law) steps in and says that she has a diamond heart necklace that she had won in a raffle years ago that she never wears. She gives me this ring to take to our jewelers to have him put into a band for me. It took him 3 months, but yesterday I went and picked it up. Oh my goodness, it is the most beautiful wedding band I have ever seen, and I can’t be more excited to wear it because of the meaning. The stones came with love from my beautiful mother-in-law, and it is a beautiful gift from my fabulous fiance with love. I don’t want to wait 50 days to wear it! 

I am getting to the point that I want to by-pass all the planning and froof, and have a simple wedding with David, our parents, and my sister there. I think that if that was what I really wanted that I would have done it, but i am thrilled about the idea of everyone that I have ever loved being in the same room as David and Me. I talk like things are getting out of control, but to be honest, they are all perfectly cool, calm and under control. For the first time in my whole life I am extremely organized, and couldn’t be happier. 

Yesterday I also went to the seamstress to get my dress pinned for the alterations. Every time I put that dress on I get more and more excited. It is the most beautiful garment that I have ever owned and worn, and can’t wait until the day where I actually get to wear it. At first I didn’t want to wear much of a veil at all, but I ended up picking a veil the length of my train. The church is huge, and the dress is very dramatic, and really, I only get to be a bride once…

I am just so excited to be able to be with him day after day, and finally be able to make a life with each other. While the dress, and the vacation and the invitations and the reception are a great deal of fun… those are all perks and kind of added bonuses on an already amazing deal. I get to marry the love of my life.

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