And now you’re my whole life now you’re my whole world I just can’t believe the way I feel about you, girl Like a river meets the sea, stronger than it’s ever been. We’ve come so far since that day And I thought I loved you thenOf course, you can imagine that I am thinking of one @chrisdbeall when I hear this. Those first fleeting moments of staring into his gorgeous, green eyes about made me sick to my stomach. Wait, it did make me sick to my stomach. And clearly, I was feeling something strong for that skinny boy back in 1992. But now? Now, after all we’ve been through…the good, the bad, the ugly, the vacations, the childbirths, the betrayals, the celebrations, the memories, the holidays, the times helping others, the hours on the back porch. Had no idea how much I would love him now when we were on our first date that Sunday afternoon in March well over 17 years ago. And I thought I loved him then.
I love country music. Well, most of it. It’s in my bones. Heck, it’s in my marrow. I was born and raised listening to Charlie Pride, George Jones and eventually, George Strait. But in the last decade, I’ve become awfully fond of one Mr. Brad Paisley. I do think he’s quite talented on the GIH-tar. From his American Saturday Night album, the song “Then” just gets me every single time. The chorus goes a little somethin’ like this: