Saturday, April 2, 2011
How we met
My wife and I are high school sweethearts who have been together for 16 years but just got married in '09. Music and radio brought us together. We saw each other in the hallway for the first time while drawing on our chuck taylors across the hall from each other. We made an awkward hello and then it was my turn to audition so we did not talk more then. I saw her after that between classes, I would hold the door open for her (thanks for teaching me good manners mom). One day after school she just came up to me and said "Do you want to go to the Cranberries concert?" I replied "Yeah but I don't have money to go." She said "No, I won some free tickets and I want to take you." Apparently she liked my beat up old VW bus. (Last time I saw that thing it was a hippie's house in the middle of the desert in Northern AZ.) So I of course said yes! She won the tickets from a now defunct alternative station AM 1060 KUKQ out of Phoenix. (That station was amazing and very influential.) Since then we won free tickets again to see the Cranberries and saw them a 3rd time the day before our 15th anniversary of seeing them the 1st time. And that is the short version of how we met and we still celebrate our 1st date to the Cranberries.