Reflection, my travel partner through life
Today is our Wedding Anniversary so while I ramble a little and reflect on our time together I will share some photos we’ve taken in our travels.
Who’d think it was six years ago today that we declared our love in the company of our two best friends and four beautiful nieces, along with our closest friends and family.
I can’t believe six years have passed. Just like on New Year’s eve when you reflect on the year past, today I look back on the journey Steve and I have shared this last six years. What have we learnt, achieved and accomplished? Is he still the man of my dreams?
Well he isn’t perfect, neither am I, but he’s perfect for me. He makes me smile, in fact we laugh a lot. He’s great listener, which is great because I’m a great talker. But he is the perfect travel companion, if I’m stressed he calms me, if I’m sad he cheers me, if I’m lost he finds me.
What I love about our relationship is how we continue to learn more about each other. We’ve had some learning curves with a few fights, stresses and arguments, but together we’ve grown even closer.
From the day we met we’ve been inseparable. We know each other so well, we know what that ‘little look’ means, we often finish each other’s sentence, we are unbelievably similar, yet so very different. His strengths are my weakness and I truly believe we complete each other.
Steve spoils me, he has bought me some wonderful presents over the years and he’s got really good taste. My first present was beautiful satin pyjamas, I’ve had a diamond ring, diamond earrings and many times had flowers delivered to work that have made the office girls jealous. But that doesn’t mean he’s always given me expensive things. Today for our anniversary we merely cracked a bottle of pink Moscato and chinked glasses with a toast to us!
We’ve travelled some 27 countries as man and wife and shared some incredible experiences throughout those journeys. I’ve loved travelling with my husband, my best friend and sharing the experiences. From our first travel, a cruise to Asia for our honeymoon, to Christmas in Vienna, or a scenic train trip on Bernina Express from Switzerland to Italy followed by a stay in a 17th century villa in Milan. We’ve shared some wonderful experiences and don’t plan stopping yet.
But needless to say spending so much time together it hasn’t always been a fairy tale. We’ve fought, we’ve forgiven, we’ve laughed til we’ve cried and cried tears of sorrow. But we’ve done it all together.
So Steve thank you for all that you are and all that you do. I’ve also loved the small things too, like sharing a toasty while watching the Sunday night movie. Those are the little moments when I know that I’ve married the right man.
I’m so looking forward to the years ahead, filled with smiles, laughs, good times, happy memories and course many more journeys together.
What is your favourite anniversary memory? What journey have you shared that bought you closer? Do you want to read more stories like this?
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