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May 22, 2010

This is the day Dan and I have been working towards for these past two years.  Two years ago, we were a new couple of 12 days, probably having a new marital couple's spat about something no one every remembers, borne out of the stress of moving with no housing arrangements and living out of a Motel 8 for a week (Dan witnessed at some point that week a power walking spurt that would put the Olympic speed-walkers to shame, haha.)....Obviously, we've come a long way and accomplished a great deal....

Two years...
Two lives...
One marriage...
One goal...completed.


To my wonderful husband, without whom I never could have done this, thank you--for putting up with my stress, my freak-outs, my panic, my procrastination, my absence, and  my instability.  For traipsing all over the country-side for me, getting the lunches packed as we rushed out the door in the morning, for keeping us in a stable financial situation despite the frigid Maine winters and random work schedules, and for sticking it out and making us one of the survivors of PA-school marriage casualties.... I never could have done it without you.  I love you.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote: “Great is the art of beginning, but greater the art is of ending.”

It's time to celebrate!


  1. Congratulations!!!! I am so happy for you and proud of you!!!!

  2. Yay! Congrats on a job well done!

  3. Thanks! It's been a long road, but I'm glad it's over and done with!


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