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10 facts about me and my better half

Although I gave up reading and commenting on blogs for most of the week during Lent, I still see all the titles on my sidebar and on the list of the blogs I am following, so I thought I would jump in too.

1. My hubby and I met after daily mass at Franciscan University.  I was told I should talk to him because he was an RD and just finished his MA in counseling and I was in the MA in counseling program and applying to be an RD.

2. Even before we met, my roommate at the time, Michelle, wanted to set me up with my future husband.  I said no.  I do not get set up.

3. I first fell for my husband's sense of humor.  He interviewed me for the RD job.  He was lucky and got the "lunch interview" (free food). So he drove me and another RD to the restaurant for lunch.  After my husband got in the driver's seat , he said, "Here, let me turn on the air conditioning for you."  And he reached over me and rolled down my window!  Normally, I would have thought that was totally tacky, but with him, I thought it was so funny! Luckily,I got the job and got to hang out with him more!

4. And many other people thought we would be a great match too.  During the lunch interview, I got up to use the restroom, and while I was away, the other RD at the interview asked my husband, "What do you think?"  After my husband gave a great answer on how he thought I would be a great RD, the other RD looked at him and said, "No.  I mean, could you DATE her?" 

5. Although my husband and I were in the MA in Cousneling program together, we never met before I became an RD.  We were at the same grad/non-trad events, same counseling Christmas parties, etc and never even got introduced.  (And the department is small!)  I have pictures from one dinner that my hubby said that if I just took the picture a few feet over in one direction, he would have been in it!

6.  We started dating 10 months after we met.  We got engaged 7 months after we started dating and got married 9 months after we got engaged.

7. We went on two honeymoons! We spent a week in Cabo San Lucas Mexico (thanks to my husband's brother) and then we went on a cruise to Bermuda.  The pink sand beaches were beautiful!

8. My husband is an extrovert.  I am an introvert.

9. My hubby is 4 years older than I am and he just hit the big 40.  I guess you now know how old I am.

10. We will be married 10 years in July and it has been the best 10 years of my life!


  1. #5 I guess you met when you were meant to.
    Two honeymoons, Wow!

  2. Oh I loved this list. Great to see how it all started as the saying goes.


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