Archive for October, 2009

Wedding Dress

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

I am now positive that I will be clothed when I walk down the isle. I had heard of a sample wedding dress sale from a friend of the family at church and decided to check it out with my mother Kathy, sister Natalie, friend Katie, and soon-to-be-mother-in-law Donna. The place we went to was […]

Our Wedding Party

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Clarissa and I have had our wedding party selected for some time. We considered asking some of our friends. (We have a number of great friends from whom to choose.) However, when it came down to it, our siblings could not have been more appropriate. Clarissa and I, along with all five of our siblings, […]

A Mother’s Perspective

Monday, October 5th, 2009

My mother Donna wanted to contribute a bit to our blog. She wrote about my first date with Clarissa from her perspective. I will admit that when Zachary and Clarissa would go out together during their college breaks I would secretly raise an eyebrow and wonder if there was something going on between them. I […]

Engagement Ring

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Zachary wanted his proposal to be a surprise, but he also wanted to let me pick out my own ring. He got a “proposal ring” for that night, and later we went to visit Jared’s to look at engagement rings. It took us a few stops at Jared’s to find the ring we wanted, and […]

Proposal Preparations

Monday, October 5th, 2009

This is of course old news now, but it is something that I wanted to document and share with those who have not heard the whole story in person. I had originally planned to propose on August 14, 2009. Therefore, when the middle of June rolled around, I planned a trip home to see Clarissa […]