I had a great time with his friends. His roommate actually met his wife online a few weeks before us! So when I got to GA, he was so impressed with my car, he took me to the hotel where I was staying. He was like I am going to wash your car, so he was gone 4 hours. All kinds of things ran through my head, like OMG he stole my car, I am here in GA and I can’ explain it to my parents, why I was there. Nevermind I met someone online LOL! So after I just sat there he came back, he was showing my car off to his friends LOL! So we went to the ball, and just feel in love. We just talked about everything. Then I didn’t see him in June he was in the field, and then in July he got leave, so I went to pick him up, and we had a great 4th of July. He met my parents, we had a cookout and they loved him. So when I took him back to GA, he asked me to marry him! It was so romantic, we went to River Street in Savannah GA. He asked one of the street musicians to play “Here comes the Bride” to me, and asked me to marry him. OMG so ROMANTIC! I knew he was the one only after meeting him 3 times in person and dating for 3 months. He asked when did I want to get married and said you pick the month and I said August, and I say well you pick the date, and we got married on August 12, 2000. It was small, my mom and I made everything. No family attended, I didn’t tell anyone except my mom. We got married at the NCO Club on Ft Bragg, she made my wedding cake. I had a dress from aCotillion I was in in high school.
Well traffic decided to back up and while we were at the Wedding Chapel at 6pm my mom wasn’t. I told the minister that I wasn’t getting married until my mom got there. So at 7pm no mom, no rings, the wedding director was like HELLO I got another wedding at 7:30. So the minister was like “this is what we gonna do”. He gave us his rings, and was like ok I want them back after the ceremony. He had all my friends stepping in, and we were in the back of the chapel. I hear my mom crying really hysterically. So after that fiasco we finally get married at 7:15pm and after that everything worked out. We hopped into the limo toured the city and they dropped us off at the NCO Club. We had a great time dancing the night away. The Fort Bragg NCO Club had the best food, or either I was really hungry! But we didn’t have a honeymoon, I went back to Greensboro the next day and drove him back to Ft. Stewart, and 3 weeks later I moved down there to Ft Stewart, and the rest I say is history! PS I finally told the rest of my family about 5 months later.