Friday, October 15, 2010

flashback friday: "in like."


july 1, 2004.  this is the first picture sam & i ever took together.  we aren't even officially dating here.  we're just barely "in like."

it was summer break & sam had come to seattle from eastern washington with his dad & brother to see a mariner's game.  i was home from wsu for the weekend & well, long story short (i'm skipping the part where i ate a whole plate of garlic fries & almost hit a pedestrian while driving, you're welcome) sam ended up extending his stay in seattle & catching a ride back to school with me, sending his dad & brother home by themselves.  i think they call that "seeing about a girl."

we went to another mariner's game & spent some time hanging out downtown.  this was the weekend that totally sealed the deal for me.  i wanted to be this guy's girlfriend.  i really really liked him.  things with sam just came naturally... it was like i had met my best friend.  conversation came easy, i felt like i'd always known him.  he thought i was funny, & i felt like i was funnier around him.  we had the same sense of humor & i laughed at everything he said.  genuinely.

after a year & a half of dating, almost five years of marriage & a baby later, i still feel the same way.  not only am i totally in love with him, i still really really like him.  he's still my best friend & he still makes me a better person each & every day.

we're truly, madly, deeply "in like."

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20 comments:

  1. Oh..... ooooohhhh... remembering those times is always fun. he sounds like a good catch. ;)

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  2. sweet story!
    Congrats on catching a great guy! It's so awesome to see all the happy couples, when so many people talk badly about marriage.
    :)

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  3. Oh those NIELSON BOYS...
    I remember feeling the same way.... like I really WANTED to be Korry's GF! HAHAHA How do they DO IT!! I LOVE the story and YAY! For getting your HAPPILY EVER AFTER:) Cute picture BTW!

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  4. this blog is so cute. love it. i will be following. follow me if you like. :) -sarah, rock n' stroll

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  5. Awe! That is so sweet! It's really fun to remember back to those days at the beginning! I was browsing some photos of my husband and I when we were "in like"... I get so warm & fuzzy thinking about it!
    You two are adorable together!

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  6. Such a sweet story! I love remembering those first times together with my husband!

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  7. I love this post! I'm still totally crushing on my Hubby as well. I notice myself dressing up for our dates and still doing things to try to impress him. I love LOVE! :)

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  8. YOu guys were cute then and are still cute now! Great flashabck.

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  9. Such a sweet flashback! Your life has been full of so many wonderful little miracles... Love ya. oxox

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  10. Great flashback!! And I loveeee your blog :] I definitely remember the "in like" stages of my relationship, you made me flash back too :]

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  11. I love thinking back to being "in like" because I so vividly remember it, and I didn't even know that we'd be together forever. It's so cool to think back to when we were completely oblivious to how our lives would change and come together.

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  12. Oh the days when Sam refused to smile in pictures. He has grown so much!

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