Yesterday was my 13th anniversary of dating Kelly. We've been through many ups and downs together, and those downs have to do with why we're not married yet, but I love her as much now as I ever have. Here are 13 things that have been a part my life for less time than we've been dating:

- The Internet.

- My cousin Vanessa, who's now in middle school.

- Paying taxes.

- Manhood. (Get your mind out of the gutter!)

- A high school diploma.

- JonBenet Ramsey, Theodore Kaczynski, Dolly the sheep, and other news figures of 1996.

- Having a brother.

- Voting.

- Sony PlayStation.

- Not living under my parents' roof.

- Chinese buffets.

- Every friend I have, except Lori.

- Knowing what love is.


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Jackie Mason | March 17, 2009
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Matthew Preston | March 25, 2009
I really like this list! Certainly puts things in perspective. It definitely is a heartwarming thought that you've been in love with Kelly longer than with Chinese buffets. Is Vanessa the little one we met in Pittsburgh in 2000? (Zippy disk!)


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