Dates are important, and so is history, so here is a timeline to showcase our never ending love:
I would spend 19 years, 4 months and 2 days waiting to meet my soul mate who lived 555 miles away from me, our entire childhood. And watch her walk aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (01 Nov 1984 - 02 March 2004)
We would serve for 9 months and 18 days stationed aboard the greatest Aircraft Carrier the world has ever known, the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), and earn the title of Shipmates! (2 March 2004 - 18 Dec 2004)
We would spend the next 14 years, 7 months and 25 days in a long distance Friendship, having feelings for each other and never acting on them. (02 March 2004 - 20 Oct 2012)
7 years, 2 months and 2 days not talking to the girl I was madly in love with, being scared to reveal my feelings to her! (18 Dec 2004 - 20 Oct 2012)
7 days from the time I started talking to my
Old friend till I would drive the 686 miles (10 Hrs and 22 min) and tell her I loved her and missed her! (20 Oct 2012 - 27 Oct 2012)
27 Oct 2012 - FIRST KISS!! (3,161 Days)
1 Day until she would ask me if we could be in an “exclusive relationship” (28 Oct 2012)
28 OCT 2012 - MY FIRST “ I LOVE YOU” (3,162 Days)
12 NOV 2013 - HER FIRST “I LOVE YOU” (3,177 Days)
1 month and 2 days after we become reunited we would buy a Diamond Engagement ring! (28 Nov 2012)
4 months 2 days later I would formally propose in the Buffalo Airport. After getting permission from her dad the day before (29 March 2013)
6 months and 28 days later I would marry my best friend and Shipmate in Ocean City, Maryland! (26 Oct 2013)
2 years 10 months and 8 days later She would make us parents by giving birth to our son William “The Admiral” Frederick Little, in Ft Belvoir Virginia. (02 Sept 2016)
1 year 6 months and 8 days later she would make us parents again by giving birth to our daughter Mary “The Commodore” Isabelle Little in Bethesda Maryland at the Presidents Hospital! (09 March 2018)
We have been friends now for 15 years and 8 Months as of her birthday today.
In a relationship for 7 years and 6 days as her birthday today!
Married for 6 years and 7 days as of her birthday today!
Parents to the best Son on the planet, and future Admiral in the US Navy for 3 years and 2 months as of her birthday today!
Parents to the most beautiful Daughter, and future Admiral in the US Coast Guard for 1 year 7 months and 24 days as of her birthday today!
I don’t know what she did without me in her life every day for 26 years 6 months and 4 days.....but I do know my life couldn’t have better any better without her in mine for the last 2,568 Days!