It's not hard or anything, just fun, and interesting, and full of B's.
Sorry I haven't been here. Honestly, did anyone expect me to not slip up and slow down with the posting? Me neither. Things are SOO busy here. Some reinforcements recently landed (in the form of my younger brother and two friends), so I have hope that through the next weekend I'll be able to put a really good dent in my "To-Do" list.
It is pages long.
Multiple pages. Through all of this busyness...I am feeling very blessed for getting to experience the joys of love in engagement. It's exciting. It's fun. It's fresh...really. Why wouldn't it be?
It's interesting though...not everyone seems to be keen on us experiencing that joy. A lot of people seem to think that engagement is the right time to inform a happy couple of all the horrors that await them in their coming marriage.
A lot of people.
Honestly...if I had a dime for every time somebody has warned me about how hard it would be to submit to and love Dan, or every time a joke about the ills of a husband was passed my way...I would be able to single-handedly pay for my wedding.
I don't know. It just kind of surprises me that right after, "Congratulations!" comes a whole conversation about things for which you would not offer congratulations.
I know marriage will be hard. I know we will have bad times. I know I am not yet married and that every time I say "I know," married people cringe and think, "No! You don't know!!"
Okay. Fine, fine, fine. I have no idea how hard marriage will be. You win.
But I do know some things. I know some things about engagement.
I know that engagement rocks. I know that Dan is the best man in the universe, and that I am the luckiest girl on the face of the planet. I know that I am getting the guy that every girl in the world dreams about getting. I know that if marriage will be hard, than I should soak up as much of this ignorant bliss as I can, and remember it, and cling to it during those hard times. I know that I am happy.
I know that I will not dump on my friends when they get engaged with horror stories. I will rejoice with those who rejoice.
Feel free to now enjoy some pictures of Dan and me. Take a minute and soak in the innocence and joy of fresh love, will you? It's pretty great.