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The story of us.

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Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style.” Maya Angelou
It was two years ago this week when I pulled into the parking lot of the Boyle County Fire Department for the first time and I first laid eyes on the man who will soon become my husband.
Many probably don’t know the full story of how Jim and I met. Quite simply, we’re rather private, despite both having jobs that place us in public. We try very hard to keep our private lives private and keep our work lives and our personal lives separate.
That’s not easy when you’re a reporter dating a public information officer.
But I love our little story, so I’d like to share it.
It’s nothing fancy really. But it’s ours. It’s a tale of work and technology influencing life.
See, it all began in early April when I set out to Perryville to meet some council members for a tour of the historic homes. No one ever came to meet me — I later learned…

A webcasted wedding

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"I think a lot of people get so obsessed with the wedding and the expense of the wedding that they miss out on what the real purpose is. It's not about a production number, it's about a meaningful moment between two people that's witnessed by people that they actually really know and care about." ~Jane Seymour
In this age of technology, the idea of webcasting a wedding might not seem that strange to people.
I’m not sure I know those people, but I’m sure they exist.
For us, it makes sense — myself probably more so than my groom, but I’m the techie out of the two of us — for a few different reasons. First off, cutting a guest list is hard work. When we started, Jim and I kept saying no more than 50 people.

Well, 50 came and 50 went and by the time we got to 100, I started panicking. This was not the small wedding ceremony we wanted. For Jim, it was easy — groomsmen and immediate family. It put him right at 24.
For me, it wasn’t so easy. I had my bridesmaids. I had my im…