What an amazing and exciting mystery it is to meet someone special for the first time. The first smile, the first laugh, the first kiss. Each moment more electrifying than the one before.

The bond that has formed from that first spark has grown far beyond what I was able to conceive of at the time. Hopes and dreams of the future were surpassed. Layers of love and compassion have enriched my days and given them direction and meaning.

It was 10 years ago today that I first sat across from the woman that would become my wonderful wife. I will never have a cup of hot chocolate that will taste as sweet.