My Soul Mate…

Two years ago today, I married my best friend…my soul mate.

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We met over 10 years ago and our magical connection ignited with the music of the Indigo Girls and bearded irises…from there, it is history.

This photo is my favorite, out of all of our wedding photos.  We are together, laughing, and celebrating our magical day, that was almost 10 years in the making.

 I am thankful for each and every moment I spend with this beautiful soul…

Happy Anniversary, Wifey!

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Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

Roda

*This song sparked our connection many years ago.  Funny how a simple song can still open the flood gates, to the heart and soul.

“The Power of Two – The Indigo Girls”

Now the parking lot is empty
Everyone’s gone someplace
I pick you up and in the trunk I’ve packed
A cooler and a 2-day suitcase
Cause there’s a place we like to drive
Way out in the country
Five miles out of the city limit we’re singing
And your hand’s upon my knee

So we’re okay
We’re fine
Baby I’m here to stop your crying

Chase all the ghosts from your head
I’m stronger than the monster beneath your bed
Smarter than the tricks played on your heart
We’ll look at them together then we’ll take them apart
Adding up the total of a love that’s true
Multiply life by the power of two

You know the things that I am afraid of
I’m not afraid to tell
And if we ever leave a legacy
It’s that we loved each other well
‘Cause I’ve seen the shadows of so many people
Trying on the treasures of youth
But a road that fancy and fast ends
Ends in a fatal crash
And I’m glad we got off
To tell you the truth

‘Cause we’re okay
We’re fine
Baby I’m here to stop your crying
Chase all the ghosts from your head
I’m stronger than the monster beneath your bed
Smarter than the tricks played on your heart
We’ll look at them together then we’ll take them apart
Adding up the total of a love that’s true
Multiply life by the power of two

All the shiny little trinkets of temptation
(Make new friends)
Something new instead of something old
(But keep the old)
All you gotta do is scratch beneath the surface
(But remember what is gold)
And it’s fools gold
(What is gold)
Fools gold
(What is gold)
Fools gold

Now we’re talking about a difficult thing
And your eyes are getting wet
I took us for better and I took us for worse
Don’t you ever forget it
Now the steel bars between me and a promise
Suddenly bend with ease
The closer I’m bound in love to you
The closer I am to free

So we’re okay
We’re fine
Baby I’m here to stop your crying
Chase all the ghosts from your head
I’m stronger than the monster beneath your bed
Smarter than the tricks played on your heart
We’ll look at them together then we’ll take them apart
Adding up the total of a love that’s true
Multiply life by the power of two

 

Pre-Birth Month

Do you know what today is?  Today is a very special holiday! Some calendars have not been updated, so feel free to take your favorite green pen and write in the following holiday: October 11 –  Roda’s Pre-Birthday!  Yes, that is correct! Today is my Pre-Birthday.  Let the countdown begin until November 11th!

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I know, I know… one month is not that long to celebrate such an event, so after you mark your calendar, on November 11th, you can turn to December and mark my Post- Birthday, December 11th.  Two months of celebration!  No worries, we can talk about my half birthday in the Spring!

Now, find some ABBA, turn it up and do some birthday dancing!  Because, when you think about it, every day is your birthday! Life is worth celebrating!!

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You!

♥Roda

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