My city girl older sister has fallen in love with a country cowboy - and let me just say that country fits her perfectly. Gwen and I lived downtown together a few years back, and I first heard about Michael on the train ride back from looking at apartments before our move. I heard about this guy at work that she was really interested in, but it was complicated (perfect chick flick material!), but she couldn't help it...she just really liked him! It went from that to late night phone calls and good night emails. I used to laugh at her when she and Michael would have a date night and he would drop her off and immediately call her to talk on the way home - but it was just the start of their love story, and I got to be there for it! And now, 4 years or so later, she is committing the rest of her life to this man.
Sometimes you come across couples that inspire you and challenge you. Sometimes you meet people that just fit. Sometimes you hear stories that portray unbreakable love. Gwen and Michael are one of those couples. They have been literally through thick and thin together, and have come out the other end more committed and more in love.
A few of my favorites from the day...
Gwennie was so excited about sunset photos to end the night.
And because she's my sister...I have to brag about how freaking BEAUTIFUL she is.
Michael - you love her amazingly well, and I know that I don't even see the half of it. She means the world to all of us and we're excited to have you join our world! Gwennie - I love you with everything in me and I'm very excited for this next phase of your life.