My Husband (part IV)

Tim told me many years ago that he would try to make sure he made me laugh every day at least once.

Hello dear reader.

Today I’m going to finish the love story I’ve been writing for you. No, that doesn’t sound right. Let’s say today I’m going to finish the story of how this relationship became what it is now. The love story continues.

Where were we? Oh yes, the Christmas Eve proposal. There’s one more piece of that still to be told. My daughter and son-in-law were on their was to spend Christmas with us. They had been in Texas visiting with his family. That’s a really long drive and I knew they’d be exhausted. So even though the plan was for them to meet us at the church, I texted Louissa and told her they should just go to the house and relax. At the same time, Tim was texting her telling her they needed to come to the church even if they were late and for her not to tell me that he said that. In other words, I was telling her not to come to the church at the same time Tim was telling her to make sure she did come to the church. She told me later that she had a pretty good idea what was going on. Thank God she’s smart! They arrived a little bit late, but they were there and got to see it. Needless to say, we had a wonderful Christmas that year!

Tim and I have called each other husband and wife since we moved in together. The joke was that we got demoted. He went from being my husband to my fiance and I went from wife to fiance.

We decided to have the wedding in August, right after Tim’s birthday. However, August is the busiest month of the year in Leadville. There’s something going on every weekend, from Boom Days to races like the Leadville 100 race. I’ll tell you more about those another time, but you can click on the links and find out what they are if you don’t want to wait. The bottom line was we couldn’t get a wedding cake made in August. So we moved it up to July 27th. Tim had never been married and he turned 50 just over a week after the wedding. Good timing!

This is where my best friend, Heather, comes in. Even though Tim hadn’t told her he was going to propose (he didn’t think she’d be able to keep from letting me know) and she wasn’t there for it (she still fusses at him about that) she jumped in with both feet to help pull things together. She was incredible!

You know, I just realized that I was writing this blog when Tim and I got married. Anyone who’s interested can go back to those posts and read what I was feeling and doing leading up the wedding.

Our wedding was wonderful. It was sacred and meaningful, but it was also a blast. We had a great time! I don’t know why I don’t have pictures on the blog, but I’m going to fix that today.

There have been very few days that hasn’t happened. So it was fitting that our wedding was full of laughter.

Somehow, once again, this post got long very quickly. I could write about Tim for days at a time. You’ll be reading more about him as this blog continues, but the bottom line is that I’m a very fortunate woman. Tim and I are very happy together and neither of us takes that for granted. We have a lot of fun together, and that’s important.

I’m going to put up pictures as promised, and please feel free to read the posts from that time. I’ll get back to writing about other things, I promise. But I hope you’ve enjoyed this little bit of our love story.

Until next time…

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Author: lynnetteok

There's a page with probably more about me than most people care to know. ๐Ÿ˜‰

6 thoughts on “My Husband (part IV)”

  1. I love your story! And your pictures! You remind me, in so many ways, of the best parts of a fairy tale!
    (I’ve posted another writing prompt for you, because you do write so well. It’s 100% cool to ignore it. And I find it hilarious that just a few months ago, husband and I were considering moving to your area!)

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    1. Somehow I missed this comment from you until just now ๐Ÿคจ I don’t have a clue how that happened. I also missed the writing prompt. Can I have another one?
      Are you still thinking of coming to the mountains? Have you been here before?
      Anyway, thank you for your awesome feedback. It’s highly appreciated.

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      1. No worries on the writing prompt – TBH I think they can get a little… much for me.

        At the moment, we’re staying where we are – the moment being a year as we just renewed out lease and hubby has a contract job for that. I haven’t been to CO in… wow… over 25yrs! (I don’t count the airport!)
        I love reading your words – you tell a great tale, lady!

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  2. Yep ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve enjoyed your love story.
    May I add your husband is not only a very nice guy but a very handsome one? … Do not, please, misunderstand me! I’m really glad for you, because beauty matters much, and whoever says the contrary is mistaken or, maybe, a liar.
    My best memories from partners gone or lost are linked to this; to their beauty and how it mattered to me to be loved by very handsome men or women.
    I think it was Oscar Wilde who once said, more or less (I do not recall the precise words): “Being scarcely sincere is bad; being very sincere is absolutely deadly”. I do hope not having been too sincere :/
    *Best regards and Best wishes for you both*

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