The Beginning is Near

My mom sent us a wedding countdown clock timer thing last year. It was all fun and games when the display showed numbers like 254, and 191. Now it reads 21.

Rings!!! #itstartedwithcupcakes

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Earlier this week Dayle and I picked up our wedding bands. (They went in these ring boxes right after I took the picture. No sense in showing them off just yet.)

The beginning of the rest of our lives is just a couple of weeks away. And I can’t wait.

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Vinyltine’s Day

Instead of “typical” Valentine’s gifts, this year Dayle and I are getting each other records to start our collection. I’ve been on a jazz kick over the past few months and this appears to be the culmination of that particular auditory obsession.

To start the fun, I explored a local vinyl shop and picked up this Thelonious Monk record. My ears approve.

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