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They met online because she was bored and downloaded the dating app as a joke. She had set the radius to 100 miles and that’s exactly how far apart their addresses were. “I was alone in my dorm room when I saw someone had liked my profile. I looked through his pictures and saw one […]
I’ll always laugh at how Eric tried to convince his daughter that he met Amy in church choir. (She didn’t believe him.) In reality, they met online in early 2021. (Eric said he knew she was the one after Amy and his daughter, Mia, had met. “Amy is wonderful with kids and her and Mia […]
To celebrate Mother’s Day, we did a special mother-daughter photoshoot with Maddie and Evie. The last time I saw them was at a family session I did last September and look at how much Evie’s curls have grown since then!! When she was first born, she didn’t have curls yet, but she’s always kept that […]
They met through a very chance phone call. Megan was with her friend, Amber, who was on the phone and needed to stop and tie her shoe laces. (“She’s clumsy and she knows it.”) Amber pushed her phone to Megan who chatted briefly with Nate, who was on the other end of the line. “Nate […]
They met during the pandemic; online first, but then one night, she decided to go into the bar where he works and ended up sitting with him all night. “Bars had just reopened, but no one was in Iowa City so they were pretty slow. I came into Sports Column one night with my good […]
They first met in high school when they swam for the YMCA swim team, but it wasn’t until the summer after graduation that they got to know each other better (she was a lifeguard and he was a pool manager–“scandalous, I know!”) and had their first date. “I couldn’t believe she joined me because I […]
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