I got so many great questions from you all, I thought I would address them all in general. To start:
How old is he? 31
Background? Born in England, moved to Hong Kong at age 2, went to University in London, and was teaching English at the University of Hong Kong for the past few years.
Did he know to to build/design a house? Um...no. I think he qualifies as a "city boy" who has completely embraced rural Georgian life. He is crazy artsy and creative though, and designed the entire house. Plus, he researched each aspect of building a house and followed through. Superman.
How did we meet? Rather ordinarily, actually! We were introduced by a mutual friend at a local concert.
Did you give him a ring? This one made me laugh! No engagement ring I'm afraid, but we do have matching wedding bands that we picked out together.
How long did we date before marriage? We started dating in December of 2009, and were married in July 2010. Yes, that's very quick, but I think we both knew early on it was the real deal, and we were excited to get out of Hong Kong and get started on our new life here in America.
Wedding Pressure? Nope! Our families were pretty great about accepting our decision to have a small, casual wedding. And yes, we saved a ridiculous amount of money. It's about the marriage, not the ceremony!
Why have I lived in so many countries? My father (and also my step-father) both moved around for work. My family lived in Germany when I moved to the USA for college, and then I wanted to transfer to try out a new place. I moved to HK to be closer to family as well.
Favorite place to live? Aside from right here in Georgia, I would pick the town I lived at in Germany: Herzogenaurach. Small and quaint!
Where would I want to travel to? My dream vacation is to go to Bora Bora! One day...
Up next will be the answers to questions about me, my work, my workouts, and eating. Plus all the fun stuff (hint: superpowers and guilty pleasures are involved!)
Did you have (or do you plan to have) a big or small wedding? Somewhere in between? Why?
I'm always curious how and why people choose their wedding plans. And to all you people who had destination weddings, I am incredibly jealous!
What's your dream travel destination?