Sunday, July 19, 2009

six years...

Six years ago we stood at the altar pledging our lives and love to one another, for better or for worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, as long as we both shall live. It's by the grace of God that we have mostly had better, but in those dark, lonely, scary times there's no one I would rather have by my side than you. Happy anniversary, hon!

On our road-trip we were able to spend some time in Carpinteria, our favorite little beach town where Chris proposed and the place we called home for the first three years of our marriage. We took a family picture at "our rock" - the closest approximation of the place where Chris asked me to be his wife (it's hard to know exactly which rock, but this is more or less it). It was strangely poignant and sentimental to return to the same spot six-plus years - and two kids - later. Though many things in our lives have changed, being back in that place makes me all the more thankful for the things that have not.


**I promise there will be more pictures of our trip later this week. In the meantime, check out Carol's blog for all of the fun times we had with them at the beginning and end of our travels.

6 comments:

Bonnie said...

So sweet! =)

Drew & Erica said...

I'm a sucker for sentimental stuff like this, jess :)

Doug and Kathy said...

Yay! I love "the rock" picture!
So glad for your sweet family to get to visit the old places.

Carol said...

That is your rock. What a great family you have. I loved those days in Carp.

meg said...

Happy Anniversary!!!! What a great family photo

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