Recently Chris traveled for a week to the East Coast for a work conference. He went to Virginia. Our different schedules and time difference often made it a challenge to catch up with each other during our breaks. He was also a speaker during his conference and the preparation kept him busy.
Thru emails, we were able to write and keep each other in the loop of our every day activities. Some emails were long and some were also short. Just each time we thought of each other, we would send a quick email and say hello.
Chris shared with me the view from his room, the sun rising in the morning from the East Coast.
I shared with him the beautiful sunset I caught while driving along the coast here in our home in Southern California.
Because of technology, there are so many ways to keep in touch with loved ones these days. Personally, if I can’t talk to Chris or to a friend or a family member immediately, I am quick to write an email. I love to write, either long letter or quick notes just to say hello and keep in touch.
With a week away from our wedding day, it feels special for me to look back at the time when Chris and I first started dating.
We wrote emails to each other a lot and they were very lengthy. I’m glad I saved ALL of them 🙂
We saw each other on weekends and maybe one night during the week. We relied on emails on staying in touch on days we didn’t see each other. We had different work schedule. Our hobbies also kept us busy when we were not with each other. I would go running after dinner and Chris went diving after work.
No matter how busy we were, we communicated very well. Which for me, is very important when you are first starting out in new relationship. I can remember being out late with my girlfriends and coming home really excited to check my email hoping there was a letter from Chris in my inbox.
I still remember the bar stool I used to sit on in my apartment just typing away and letting him know about my day and all the things we would talk about while getting to know each other.
Ahhh…memories! What a special time that was. Now we begin our life as husband and wife and I look forward to creating many many more memories for us.
Check out this video on sharing photo slide shows, the old school way. Can you imagine if we had to share photos that way?
How do you keep in touch with your loved ones?