Day: July 16, 2012

A Year Later Love Letter

The reception hall wasn’t exactly over flowing with eligible bachelors.  I was there by myself, dateless despite a year of serial dating, and even though I felt rather smart in my $12 Jomar dress, I quickly surmised that this was going to be a very boring wedding. Fortunately, I was wrong. I noticed you for the first time on our way out of the church earlier that afternoon.  My parents—ever on the lookout—informed me that there was a “cute guy” seated a few rows behind us and by the time the DJ called “Lady’s Choice” a few hours later I had it on good authority that you were single. I can still remember our first dance.  I don’t know what song was playing, or what kind of dance it was, but I remember we talked the whole time and I found myself thinking, “My God, that’s how this sort of thing is supposed to work!” It felt effortless: we fit perfectly together (despite my four-inch heels) and thanks to all those months I’d spent conducting …