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Our Story, Part One

Saturday, December 6, 2008

I've been thinking about doing this for several months, but I just haven't gotten around to it. Shawn has been on my mind a lot lately, since I'll be visiting him soon. So here is our story.

It all began in August 2005. I had just started my freshman year of college. Actually, classes hasn't started yet, but I had moved in to my dorm room and met my roommate and participated in all the welcome week activities with her. Day three at college we decided to check out a restaurant on campus called Hampstead's. Being brand new freshmen, we had never eaten there, but we had heard that it was good. We ordered our food and found a table. Not long after we sat down, this guy walked over to our table and said, "I don't have anywhere to sit, and you guys look interesting. Can I sit with y'all?" He told us that his name was Shawn and that he was a junior biology major. The three of us spent the next two and half hours talking. I don't even remember what we talked about, but I do remember being surprised that so much time had passed.

When my roommate and I were leaving the restaurant, I remember thinking, "Wow, people sure are nice at this school. I definitely made the right choice when I picked my college." There weren't any sparks, and it definitely wasn't love at first sight. I thought he was nice and then I forgot about him. But it wasn't long before we met each other again...


10 Responses to “Our Story, Part One”

  1. No he didn't!? That is a crazy way to begin, regardless of sparks!

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  2. How cute! What a sweetie! :) Looking forward to hearing the rest of the story.

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  3. What a fun way to meet!! Can't wait to read more!

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  4. love at first sight might be highly over rated. : ) funny how things fall into place.

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  5. Hey Rebecca! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the comment! Feel free to add me to your blog roll. I will be stopping by yours now! Always great to find new (pretty) blogs!

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  6. Hey, I received your comment on my blog. Hope you have a wonderful time in Connecticut. My husband has never been stationed on a ship and so we have never been there. I was reading your post and we are both from Alabama.
    Small world.
    Amanda

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  7. can't wait to hear the rest :)

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  8. I can't wait to hear the rest! That is a pretty crazy start to a story, someone just coming up to you guys like that. Do tell more...

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  9. The cliffhanger endings are catching on! :-p

    Glad you're writing your story, as you already know, I love this stuff!

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