Bob's Donuts November 2011
Last night Ryan invited us over to watch Cinderella, a movie I watched so many times as a child that I burned the tape out of two videocassettes. I have always loved love stories. Today, with Fairy Godmothers on my mind, I’ve been thinking about how Chris and I met, and how there’s virtually no narrative there. Being with him has been the easiest, most natural thing I’ve ever done – but that doesn’t make for great story telling.
We met at a birthday party in a bar, the next day we went to a museum, the next week we went out to dinner. The following months had surprise milkshake runs, movie nights, and holidays with our families. Then we decided to get married because we loved each other. Spending our lives together was not a surprise ending, we didn’t have dramatic obstacles, no crazy ups or downs, no plot twists, and no glass slippers.
And on this February 14th, it doesn’t seem super romantic, but I genuinely love how boring that story is.