8 years ago, Jake and I started our love story.
He was in Oregon.
I was in NY.
Jan 2, 2005 we started to email.
We emailed every day (sometimes twice a day) for the next year.
We typed about our pasts.
Story after story.
Thought after thought.
Emails filled with honesty, humor, kindness, hope, and admiration.
Those emails- those words- created a foundation for the marriage and family we have now.
A few months back, Jake asked me to check on an amazon.com shipping order in his email account.
When I popped in I found a folder titled "Jilly".
I opened it.
He kept every single email we had written one another.
So today- in the spirit of the day of LOVE- I printed them out and got them bound.
I titled our story: