I will be the first to admit that I am not the romantic type. My husband is used to it and we have an understanding so all is good.
I think it started with our second wedding anniversary. I totally missed it. Whiz – day went right by. Then the next week, the next month. By the time I remembered I think it was at least two months afterwards. When I suddenly realized my major faux pas, my husband did not say a word. He walked over to the hall closet, opened it up and pulled out my anniversary gift and handed it to me. I still feel bad about that day. So now I use technology and put my anniversary in my phone under “dates to remember.” I still have to make sure I don’t just ignore the reminder.
Which brings me to a different story. Around this same time, my sister-in-law gave Michael and I a wonderful anniversary gift. It was a matte frame picture of a song that included a space for a picture. The problem? I had absolutely NO IDEA what it meant. Although I KNEW it was supposed to mean something. Linda finally had to tell me that the song was from our wedding ceremony and I was supposed to put one of our wedding pictures in it. Yeah, totally over my head.
Because this is how it went down:
Kay Marie (friend from work): I would LOVE to sing at your wedding!
Me: Uh, okay.
Kay Marie: I usually do two songs – which two would you like me to do?
Me: I don’t care, you can pick.
And that was the end of that. Kay Marie did have a really good voice and was free so it was pretty nice of her. But to this day I have no idea what two songs she sang. Linda knew. And how she found such a nice framing matte of the song was pretty cool. I just wish I would have gotten it.
I haven’t changed. And the reason I know that is from this text message that I recently sent to my husband;