Seeing as we “Tied the Knot in Sin City” the shortest road trip ended up being “The Best Road Trip of the Year” was the shortest of them all!
Today’s the day! Our one year anniversary of living on the road! Happy Anniversary Joe, my partner in this wonderfully wacky, gypsy lifestyle. Thank you for all that you do to make this incredible journey we dreamed about a reality. You my love, ROCK!
Okay, if you haven’t already gotten the vibe, this post is going to be a bit on the sentimental side… downright mushy even.
As it turns out our shortest road trip ever ended up being the very best of all the miles we logged. The distance was a mere 10 miles… the destination was the Little White Wedding Chapel on The Strip in Las Vegas. Yes folks, we tied the knot in Sin City!
Just about one week after a very romantic nighttime proposal.. done at nighttime while watching the water fountain light show at the Bellagio from the promenade, almost under the Eifel Tower (Vegas Style)… we said “We Do”.
On Saturday, March 31, 2012 we made our union legal. In front of God and everyone walking by on the Las Vegas Strip. We took our vows and committed our lives to each other (and the pursuit of happiness) at the Little White Wedding Chapel. I was a little surprised at first when the ceremony took a turn toward “religious” but we were both happy with how realistic, sincere and romantic it was.
Okay, it was Vegas, so there was a little bit of cheesy bling bling…
Getting married in the truck was the perfect venue for us as we are living on the road and spend a lot of time in it. It was kind of like a back yard ceremony… only in the front seat! So, now you see why we have such a sentimental attachment to this truck
It was cute, it was quirky, it was a little outside the box… just like us. After being best friends for over a decade, and living together (in a brick and stick house) for a couple of years it felt a little strange to call him my husband. But no worries… I’ve gotten used to that and the house on wheels just fine!
By the way, in case you’re wondering… yes, the bride and groom both wore their favorite blue jeans. As a matter of fact our wedding song is “Forever in Blue Jeans”, by Neil Diamond. Our “reception” (guest total of 2) was held at a Chili’s in Providence, UT on the way up to Bellingham, WA. Which, ironically, is where we are again at the moment, almost a year later.
Looking forward to the next 365 days and who knows how many miles!!
Life is good