Magical Eight

Something magical started on the sixth of January, eight years ago. It was a Saturday, and yours truly was then a young bride about to be given away by my father. The church was decorated by crimson-red flowers and ribbons. The bridesmaids all wore red gowns. I held a bouquet of red and white roses in my hands. You’d think that it was a Chinese wedding, but really it was just your average church wedding, only that the bride’s choice of color was bloody red, her favorite color. The redder, the better. ๐Ÿ˜€

108-0823_IMG I could still remember it as if it were yesterday. While Baggy and I exchanged our vows, we looked straight into each other’s eyes. That was the highlight of the ceremony for me. Baggy’s unwavering gaze, showing how firm and resolute he was about deciding the spend the rest of his life with me. I gazed back with all intensity I could muster. :) Fraught with emotions, my Daddy cried. It was probably the first time he openly cried in public.

Eight magical years later, and we find ourselves in another land far away from our home. Actually, we’re not one of those couples who’d go to extra pains to celebrate anniversaries. We want to keep it simple, without much fanfare. The important thing is that we’re together. What’s more, our darling daughter is with us, making our family complete. She’s the light of our lives.

Eight years, and counting. Here’s to more magical years ahead!

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7 Responses to Magical Eight

  1. Karmi says:

    Happy Anniversary to you and Baggy! May all your dreams come true.

  2. bw says:

    wow… what a great looking wedding pic ! Happy Anniv to you and Baggy ๐Ÿ˜†

  3. ใฎใ‚Šใˆ says:

    Happy anniversary to both of you! No need many things to celebrate that except your precious daughter as you say. You can say that again, Salamin!


  4. kathy says:

    karmi, bw, and norie — thanks so much for the greetings! ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. kathy says:

    bw – pahabol
    thanks for your comment on our pic. I couldn’t help but notice how young we looked then. lol

  6. caryn says:

    happy anniversary to you and baggy! may you have a great year ahead! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. Belle says:

    Kathy, you were a beautiful bride…and Baggy was handsome groom. Ganda ng wedding picture ninyo.

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