Sunday, June 20, 2010

Father's Day

How did we get here?  It's been 7.5 years since we met on that fateful November evening.  I was working at the YMCA behind the check-in counter and he scanned his card.  The funny thing about this story is that he had been a member for a few years and I had never seen him.  Is that God or what?  That evening my friend Claudine was working with me and once he scanned his card, I told her that I thought he was really cute.  She got all giddy (we were like 13 year olds again) and then she did the unthinkable.  As he walking out of the locker room she went and told him that I thought he was cute.  I was mortified and thought that this was not how an adult acts.  My face was brick red and he came up to me and said "Your friend tells me you think I'm cute".  I said "yeah".  He got my number and we went on our first date the following night.  We saw Jackas* and had a great time.  He ended up staying late and watching TV with me at my house.  We talked about a ton of stuff that night.

6 months later we were engaged.  3 months after that we were married.  This August we will be married 7 years.  It's been the best journey of my life.  He is my rock.  He's quirky, funny, and caring.

He became a father in November 2007 and again in March 2009.  He loves being a father and it fits him so well.  He's very patient with the kids and loves them like nothing else.


  1. I remember you coming home and telling me all about your date and how excited you were. You guys are wonderful parents and a perfect couple. Happy Father's Day Dave!

  2. Do you remember when I was trying to pick out an outfit before our first date? I kept running upstairs to change and then ran downstairs to get your approval. Ha!