Kevin and I met at single’s ward, even though he wasn’t actually going to single’s ward; he was still in his family ward. So I guess he just went to scope out the chicks.
The first time Kevin saw me was at single’s ward FHE, playing the piano. He says he remembered thinking I was cute, and I had kind of crazy hair. (What? It’s curly, not crazy!)
The first time I saw Kevin, he was coming towards me after church, at single’s ward. He stuck out his hand, and said “Hi, I’m Kevin, what’s your name?”. After he introduced himself, he said he’d see me at FHE the following night. He claims that we set a date to meet, but I don’t remember that. Which explains why he was wondering where I was until I showed up after FHE had ended. I don’t remember what we talked about, other than his car. He was very proud of his Firebird. So we took a spin in his “cool car”. He got a call in the middle of our drive, and it was his dad. It struck me as so sweet when he told his dad he’d be home soon, and he’d make him his favorite milkshake. Awww. (It was all an act, I think he planned it)
For our first real date he took me to Olive Garden for dinner. I ordered a salad that I really didn’t like, so I got a cheesecake instead. Yup, I was definitely out to make an impression. When we were done, I remember grinning at him and asking if I had anything in my teeth.
I guess he wasn’t appalled by my behavior, since we ended up together and everything.
Fast forward to July 4th. Day of our first kiss, and the day I first asked him (yes, I asked him) to be my boyfriend. How cheesy. And it gets better- I practically had to BEG him to kiss me. What is up with that? Was I not the cutest girl he’d ever known? (Don’t worry, I don’t have to beg him to kiss me anymore.)
(I realize this makes me sound desperate, but I’m just a girl who goes after what I want)
This about sums up our relationship…
Way back when, Kevin worked for a flooring company, driving their big truck around to deliver and pick up orders. One day he invited me to go to Durango with him, in the truck. It was actually pretty fun- we got to talk a lot. We talked and talked about our future lives together, everything from what he wanted to do for a living to how we wanted to raise our kids.We started out so early in the morning that I did take a nap first.
I know, I’m surprised he still wanted me after this trip- just imagine what I looked like when I woke up!
*Sorry the picture quality is so bad- I couldn’t figure out the scanner so I had to take pictures of the pictures.
Up next…”The Proposal”