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Happy Anniversary to Us!

It's hard to believe, but Will and I are celebrating our 9th anniversary today!  Am I really old enough to have been married that long?  Guess, that's what happens when you get married at 23.

Looking back over the past 9 years, I definitely didn't know what to expect.  I was marrying a 25 year old guy who loved golf and worked hard!  Not much has changed as far as that goes.  I figured we both be working, maybe have a dog or two, and just living life.  I never thought I'd have the joys of being a stay-at-home bulldog mom.  I never thought we would have a place in West Virginia where we are currently building a cabin!  I never thought we would have as many adventures as we do.  I'm one lucky gal :)

I'm beyond blessed to have Will.  He is kind, loving, beyond giving, and brilliant. He makes me want to be a better person, that's for sure.   I don't know anyone who gives so much of themselves to their family and career.

He definitely puts up with a lot from me.  I tend to slack in the cooking dinner department (I much rather eat out!), I'll forget to have beer in the fridge (or ice cream), I get behind on the laundry and he runs out of underwear,  I can be kind of messy from time to time, I never seem to answer my phone,  and I never seem to completely shut a drawer.   I know I may nag some, or be overly forgetful, but somehow he still loves me!

These 9 years have been the best and I can't wait for the next 50!  So William, when you read this...know that I am so thankful to have you as my partner in life.  I can't imagine living this crazy life with anyone else.  I love you more than you will ever know.  I'm so grateful for all you do to give me such a blessed love.  You are the BEST!! Love you!!

After the wedding - going to gamble :)
2nd Anniversary

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5th Anniversary
Celebrating last night!

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