Making memories

A little over two years ago, Nick and I were nervously anticipating our wedding day. I’m not exaggerating when I say it was definitely the most fun and most exciting day of our lives. Even today we still sit around and reminisce about it sometimes. We take turns at sharing our favorite moments with each other as though we’ve been married a good 50 years, reliving the good old days, one memory at a time.

"Remember when we stepped off the freight elevators and the crowd seemed to be parted like the sea?"

"How about when our little nephews bounced all over the dance floor with their ties on their heads?"

"Do you remember forgetting to go to the bathroom all day because we were so excited?"

And I could go on like that for quite a while, but I’d really like to leave you with the image of full bladders because it is so exceptionally romantic.

So anyway, to mark this memorable two-year occasion, Nick and I took a little anniversary trip to Chicago last week. We took the train there from Kansas City, which turned out to be a lot of fun. We spent an unnatural amount of time shopping, went to some art museums, and hit up the Navy Pier and the Science and Industry Museum. And we also walked about 30 miles a day, slept about 12 or more hours each night and ate out three meals a day and sometimes even more. It was awesome (although we are currently on an all-salad and water detox plan).

I think it’s safe to say that this new trip will offer us plenty of fodder to use the next time we feel like a stroll down memory lane. I’m sure it will go something like this:

“Remember the guy who cha-cha’d down the aisle of the train every time he had to go to the bathroom?”

“Remember going to a different Starbucks every single morning, yet not walking more than five blocks to do so?”

“What about the family of six next to us that all had matching cassette players?

“Or the group of elderly map collectors we befriended?”

And finally, me to Nick: “Remember how you wanted to visit the fairy castle in the museum so badly?”

The see the rest of our memories, check flickr. More pics from the Navy Pier ferris wheel are here.


Blogger velocibadgergirl said...

Welcome back, and happy anniversary!

Blogger Lara said...

happy two years of not killing each other!

Blogger alana said...

That photo is so very cute and sweet.

Blogger Carrisa said...

Happy Anniversary!
Did you walk around the Navy Pier and think about us that were there recently and how you wished we were there with you to shop with?


I'm crushed.

Blogger Michelle said...

happy anniversary! :)

Blogger Isabel said...

Happy Anniversary!!

And um, if you really want to try visiting a different Starbucks everyday, come to Seattle. Please.

Blogger L Sass said...

Happy Anniversary!

Great picture!

Blogger Katelin said...

Happy Anniversary! Looks like you had a great trip! Welcome back. :)

Blogger janet said...

Happy Anniversary! (we are almost anniv twins)

Here's to many more :)

Blogger Lindsey said...

Happy belated Anniversary! I love your wedding memories...you make me so excited for my own wedding!

Anonymous Colleen said...

Happy Belated Anniversary!

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