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Thursday, January 7, 2010

4 Years Ago

(Ian and I in December of 2005- predating. He was home from VA for 2 weeks and we took a trip to our favorite beach. And, we built a traditional German fortress. Yup.)

4 Years ago last night.....

Ian took me to see a Magic Basketball game.

We both hated basketball.

But we pretended to like it, if only to spend the evening together.

We drove home in (what I thought was) a comfortable silence.

I was lost in daydreams of when/if Ian would ever ask me out.

We pulled into my driveway and Ian began talking to me.

My eyes were wide as saucers as I realized he was asking me out....and it was even better than my dreams!

I said yes.

Then, With a smile on my face, I hopped out of the car and ran inside {to tell my mom and sister, of course!} leaving a VERY confused Ian in the car.

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(Ian and I, on the left, also prior to when we were dating. But we were pretty fond of each other at this point!)

4 years ago today...

Ian came late to church, due to the confusion.

I saved him a seat in service and he awkwardly sat next to me.

He texted me after church, asking if we could meet up before {night} church.

So we met.

At a state park.

And went for a walk.

And talked.

And ignored the elephant in the room/forest.

For an hour and a half.

Then Ian finally broke down and asked me if we were dating!

ha!

I said yes, most definitely.

Then we spent the next hour coming up with a "business plan," for our dating. It was going to be long distance in four days, so we knew we had to be ready for some difficulties. We also went into it knowing that we were dating with a purpose....marriage!

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Four Years ago today...

I began dating my {now} husband!

What a great four years!

19 comments:

krislyn. said...

So cute. And could you ever predict you would be where you are today!? =) I love how as girls we remember pretty much every detail!!

krislyn. said...

So cute. And could you ever predict you would be where you are today!? =) I love how as girls we remember pretty much every detail!!

Risley said...

what a great story!

Christine said...

aww that is so sweet!

imjustthinking said...

I did the same thing when Andrew asked me out! Too funny :)

Lauren said...

Aww...that is such a sweet story! I too rememeber almost every little detail of the night we offically became a couple. I just love reminiscing on such great memories!

Elizabeth said...

Oh, I just love this recap! How sweet, and yes, Krislyn, it is crazy how we as girls remember it ALL! Happy to hear the past four years have been great!!

Lindsey said...

Aw so cute! What a cool post!

Mrs. A said...

How sweet!! Here's to many more years to come!

katie beth said...

So incredibly sweet! My husband and my's dating story is a little bit similar. Someday maybe I will type it out.

RileyScott said...

Excellent story.

And btw, some of us guys remember it all too, :)

Jessica said...

Aww, congrats! It's so cute that Ian wasn't sure if you were "together" or not! lol

Callie Nicole said...

Ha! I think it's funny how he asked you out on a date after you guys went to a basketball game, alone, just to spend time together. Hmm, sounds like a date to me! Cute story - I loved it!

Beth said...

Happy anniversary!

Angela said...

So sweet! I love Ian and I know that God had him waiting for you all along~ he is the ONLY man worthy of YOU Britt!!! You two are a PERFECT couple! Love you!

Brian and Ashley said...

Precious! Don't you love looking back at those memories now? So sweet.

* said...

Awee!! That is awesome :) My husband and I have been together for 5 years (dating) and 7 months (married) it is so fun to look back on all the GREAT memories. :) Love the blog!!

Kelli said...

I enjoyed this one very much. You two darlinks. Love you both!

Kelley said...

:)

wonderful!