Thursday, February 14, 2008

One Month and Happy Valentine's Day!

Today we have been waiting one month for our referral! I think overall that the first month has passed pretty quickly. Maybe the next few will past just as quickly (I have a sneaky suspicion the longer you wait the harder it gets :). In the mean time, Zack and I are really enjoying our time together before Caleb arrives. We realize that things will be much different once he gets here!

Today is Valentine's Day...the day to celebrate love. I am very thankful for my wonderful Valentine! Today I sent him a list of ten reasons why he is such a wonderful Valentine. I could have thought of much more than ten, of course! I am really blessed with a Godly, loving, fun, husband. For his Valentine's present, I decided to submit our engagement story to the local newspaper (in response to an annoucement they ran). I didn't know if they would use it or not...but I found out the night before that they were going to!! I was so excited! It was going to be right on the front page too! Of course I wanted it to be a surprise to Zack....and he was definitely surprised when I handed him the paper! They even borrowed a picture from the newspaper that covered the story originally in Richmond! It was great. Here is a link to the story if you are interested (and the pic is below):

Also, last night we had our annual Valentine's Banquet at church. This a banquet that helps raise money for our youth (mission trips and other various events). The youth do all the work (with help from Zack and I and a few other adults), serving, cleanup, etc. It went great- I think we had around 140 people, which was a good number. We decided this year not to use real china- this saved a lot of time! We were pretty exhausted last night and this morning, but it was well worth the effort. Tonight Zack has a basketball game, so we are offically celebrating V-day tomorrow!


shawn and tisha said...

Wow, one month already! I have felt like the wait has been pretty easy up until the past few weeks and it hasn't been super hard the past few weeks, just more emotional. Waiting knowing there is light at the end of the tunnel makes it easier.

Have a good time with your Valentine's Day celebrations! :)

Karen said...

Can you believe it? A whole month already!! Wow. Just think, you might be 1/5 or 1/6 of the way there already. :D


Jill Coen said...

Sweet story! Ain't it fun to be in love?! :)

Ron and Kellie Pellizzari said...

I'm so glad that the first month of waiting is over for you. I pray for a speedy referral for you!

Andrea said...

That is amazing!!!!! How blessed you are to have such a romantic husband.


Cindy Foote said...

Okay - you guys are such a cute couple! You have been such an encouragement to us through your blog and through your comments on ours. THANK YOU!!! Can't wait to see the BIG NEWS on your blog in the near future! Cindy Foote

E said...

What a great engagement story! Do girls ever say "yes" - it seems we're usually so stunned we forget. :)

I travel in 8 days! Can you believe it? Yay!