Monday, January 02, 2006

Celebrating 27 & 6 years today!

There is really nothing significant about being 27 other than I thought I was 27 all year. Seriously if someone asked me how old I was this year, my first thuoght was to say 27 not 26. I wonder if 27 is going to be that age that I stay at for the rest of my life! Yep- I'm getting old! Not as old as Chris, so that helps :-)

Tonight Chris will take me out for my birthday to celebrate. We will have a nice dinner and then return to a familar place with fond memories. See it was six years ago today that Chris purposed! Wow- hard to believe it was six years. Chris took me to a place called Gainey Ranch. It's a Hyatt resort in Scottsdale AZ. We had dinner, took a Gondola ride and then made our way back to a fireplace where we sat down to open presents. Chris had given me presents all throughout the night leading up to one final present, or so I thought. He gave me a card with Phantom of the Opera tickets for us to go see. I was thrilled. Then he said that he had one more gift for me but it was a spiritual gift and that I needed to close my eyes. He then began to read from John 13 where the disciples washed Jesus' feet and he washed mine. All the while telling me how he wanted to live his life being a servant leader for me. ( being the dork I am, I thought this is great stuff he should save it for when he purposes). Well it was then he stood me up and got on one knee to ask me to be his wife! I was estatic to say the least. So yes it may be my birthday but it was six years ago today that my life forever changed. And that to me is worth celebrating & praising God for!

6 comments:

Anna S said...

Happy Birthday!!
:-)

andrea said...

happy birthday tara!! love ya! see you tonight! :)

ScottyB said...

Happy B Day Tara Thanks for being such a hardcore sista

ScottyB

Naomiruth said...

Happy Birthday Tara! And happy engagement anniversary! :-)

Sophia said...

You gotta love those gondola boats. I think if I could choose a proposal site, I would go to the Gainey Ranch Hyatt. :) Happy birthday again!! See you tomorrow.

Jacob Hantla said...

Happy birthday!