January 30, 1999 was the day Dave and I were married. We both decided to keep it very small and intimate and we had the ceremony and reception at the Kealani Hotel, in Wailea, Maui. We had been married for 7 years before Dave died in 2006.
The crazy thing…. is that in the 7 years after our wedding we never once remembered to celebrate our anniversary! Not once! Not even the 1st anniversary! We both completely spaced it and remembered, I think, the following week. We had even kept a little of our wedding cake in the freezer to save for a bite on our 1st anniversary. However, I don’t think we ate it because it was freezer-burned! LOL! Every year after that, we were always so busy! In addition,with it being in January, with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, Dave’s birthday being in the same month, and then having our daughter Sierra in late 2000….all caused us to forget our special day, January 30.
And oh, the irony of how things work sometimes. Now that Dave is no longer here in person to wish a Happy Anniversary…I have NOT forgotten January 30th. I remember every year now. And today is no exception. Happy Anniversary Dave. I’ll be seeing you…..
To those who read this….remember to celebrate every occasion, celebrate every day, because…..you can.