1) Where did you meet your husband?
At a Singles’ Dance neither one of us wanted to go to. Does anyone really WANT to go to those? I was actually meeting someone else there and Tony was so doped up on Nyquil for a bad cough that I could have been Gumby and he would have still asked me to dance.
2) How long did you date before getting married?
We met on September 1st 1995 and were married March 21st 1996. Can you say quick engagement?? Hey, what can I say…after he met me he couldn’t function until I was his.
3) How long have you been married?
Almost 13 years
4) What does he do that surprises you?
The way he still looks at me surprises me. Like it’s the first time he’s seen me all over again. He writes me the most beautiful poetry.
5) What is your favorite feature of his?
His eyes are forest green and I just love his nose. I know that sounds funny, but it’s just an excellent feature…really I am quite a fan!
6) What is his best quality?
His honesty and integrity. He does the right thing all the time, even when it’s hard.
7) Does he have a nickname for you?
He calls me Beautiful or Clara.
8) What is his favorite food?
Meat with a side of Meat with a little Meat for dessert.
9) What is his favorite sport?
Football. Super bowl Sunday with his beloved Steelers playing may be a religious experience for him.
10) When did you first kiss?
On our fifth date after I hit him upside the head in the
11) What is your favorite thing to do as a couple?
Travel. We would get away anytime if we could. We love to talk about anything and watch movies, play games, and write. We go to our writer’s group every other Saturday together and it’s a highlight for us both.
13) Does he have any hidden talents?
Him singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' is quite entertaining. Also, he's a great actor.
14) How old is he?
15) What is his favorite music?
Classic Rock. He’s a music lover. Everything from the Beatles to Pink Floyd to the Blues. Tony has music in his soul. He can’t seem to do any household chore without it…hmmm…
16) What do you admire about him?
His ability to have a positive attitude even when it seems like the world is crashing around him. He has such a powerful belief in the gospel. His testimony is stellar and affects everything he does. He is an awesome teacher and will explain things and answer questions in a way that I could never conceive of so that others understand.
17) What is his favorite color?
18) Will he read this?
Oh yah. I so appreciate how much he reads my blog and how supportive he is of it.
19) Who said "I love you" first?
He wanted to wait until I did I think. He alluded to it, but wanted to make sure I was feeling the same way.