It's been a long time. I remember the first day we met, all nerves and bounciness. The kiss in the parking lot at Arby's. The hours we spent in Borders and at the bus stop. That you brought me flowers when I was feeling homesick at our first flat. The Book of Questions. Holding our babies. Long-distance operators. So many little moments that added up tell the story of our relationship. It's been a good 9 years, my happiest. Happy anniversary.