A few weeks ago, I was walking over the bridge looking at the reflection of the morning sky in the canal. In my heart, I thought about the moment God made the creative decision to put reflection on the face of the water. My thoughts about His motivations caused love to overflow in my heart. Creation is the expression of His love. I am water-logged with thoughts about the expressions of His love through creation....more
Secrets, secrets, secrets...Ryan had been planning this little secret and NOW I can finally tell! He popped the question, asking Allison to marry him yesterday...she said YES! And now here we go again; my last child is getting married. It's funny how things happen. Justin and Sarah were married for 5 years last February, David and Codi 2 years in July. Caitlin and Kevin just got married in May and now Ryan and Allison will also soon tie the knot. ...more
Lee Hall and Ashley Fragomeni are both big fans of the movie Jurassic Park so when Hall first suggested going to the fictional "Snakewater, Montana," a location immortalized in the film, Fragomeni had no idea that he had more than the usual geekery in mind. In fact, Hall meant to propose to her.
But fellas, before you do, please make sure she’s going to say yes. And if you’re not 110% sure, then PLEASE don’t do it on National TV. I felt so sorry for this guy when I saw this video today… I think the roaming emcee did a pretty good job at covering up but man! the girl could have said yes and then taken it back later.(Not sure if video will embed so the link is below in the title) ...more
Do you remember the song that was playing during an important event in your life? What was the event and the song? Do you and your significant other have a song that you call "yours"? Nat King Cole was singing on the jukebox when my dad asked Mom to marry him.The song was "Nature Boy." They were married for 63 years until Dad passed away on Saturday.I looked up the lyrics and found that many covered the song: Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, Celine Dion, and more....more
She was tired of the waiting game. She wanted to take control of her life so she proposed to the man she wanted to spend her life with. He said no. Looking back on it years later, she's glad. As a result, she has been able to get to know herself better, to move to new places, to change her career and to live a full life.
If you have been following my blog for any amount of time, you know that I was once widowed and if you have read Two Funerals, A Christening and a Wedding, you know how I met my husband Colby. It was all movie fashion in the Caracas airport and the movie feel of our relationship didn’t end with the weekend in Venezuela, although day-to-day life in a ...more
BlogHer contributing editor (hobbies, crafts & DIY) Debra Roby sent me a great link this week to this awesome proposal video on YouTube called My Early Muir Owl. Got me right in the mood for some posts on marriage proposals. Of course, I had to get through all the posts linking to that YouTube video first. That puppy is Pop-U-Ler.
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