Two Years Ago

Two years ago…

I got on a plane in Chicago, IL.

I played a game of basketball on a warm Saturday afternoon in September. (My team won.)

I asked a boy for his number.

We met at 10 o’clock “debajo del reloj,” the place in Salamanca where everybody meets.

We drank a glass of wine at an Irish “pub,” Molly Malone’s.

I spilled said wine all over the table. He told me, “No pasa nada,” the first in a long line of No pasa nadas.

He texted me the next day to go get coffee. I was taking a siesta and my reply was delayed. But when I did get the message, I hopped out of bed and got there as fast as my legs would carry me.

We took a trip to the top of the Salamanca cathedrals. This was the first photo he ever took of me.

A few days later, after numerous late night meetings, we decided we were a we. Since that date, October 1, 2009, it’s always been about him and me, me and him, us.

Silly

Culinarily inclined

Travelers (in so many senses of the word)

Natural

With a future so bright, we gotta wear shades. Or at least I do.

Two of a kind

Inseparable

True to one another. Good to the last drop.

Happy two years, mi amor.

P.S. See you so soon!

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17 comments

  1. You two look so happy. Congrats!

    Spanish phrases are so fun and sweet between those in love. I taught my Hunni who in no way speaks Spanish a few of my favorites when he asked about my study and travel abroad. He uses them now and again and it makes me swoon.

  2. Clearly, October is a good month for international love. ;)
    (Martin and I started dating October 4th, 2008)

    Glad you get to see one another soon. :)

  3. Haha, I love those “No pasa nadas.” I remember my first bombardment of them when I was being a clutz trying unsuccessfully to drag my suitcase up my host madre’s stone staircase. LOL

    Cute recollection of your historia. ¡Felicidades a vosotros dos! :)

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