Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Engagement Ring

Hello fellow J-Landers!  I have been busy doing things that brides-to-be have to do.  There are so many last minute things!  Even simple things that can't be forgotten, such as picking up nylons and packing and such.  And wow, there is going to be a lot of things that need to be done after the wedding!  But I need to just enjoy myself during my wedding day and honeymoon and not worry about what needs to be done after the honeymoon until I get back from it.  Just three more days to go.  By the time you read this (Thursday morning), it will be just two more days til the wedding!

I realized that I never showed you a pic of my engagement ring.  It is a tanzanite flanked by diamonds.  John proposed to me while I was on the computer, lol.  He got down one one knee and proposed to me while I was on the computer!  I don't know if I was writing an entry or reading one.  Now you know how addicted I am.    Here is the ring:


Let me see what I can tell you about the wedding.  Well, not a lot.  Can't tell you about my dress, lol, because certain people read this journal, lol.  And I can't tell you about the flowers either.  But I will show and tell when I get back from the honeymoon. 

John helped me pick out the music so I will tell you what songs we are going to have for the wedding:

Sheep May Safely Graze - Johann Bach
Pachaelbel's Canon - J. Pachelbel
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Johann Bach
two songs sung by soloist - her choice of songs

Trumpet Voluntary in D Major

Ode To Joy (from the 9th Symphony) - Ludwig Van Beethoven

Presentation of flowers to the Blessed Mother
Ave Maria - Franz Schubert

Well, that's about it for now.  I will tell you more about the wedding after it is over and I can let the cat out of the bag, lol.  John doesn't even want to know the color theme.  He doesn't know what color Val's dress is yet.  Val is my Maid-of Honor, of course. 

Well, talk to you soon.  Please pray for me that I don't want to be a runaway bride!  Just kidding!  I am very happy right now. Love, Krissy :) 


  1. firestormkids045/04/2005 11:59 PM

    OOOOH!  It's lovely!  The music is wonderful.  I wish I could be there, my lovely friend!  You and John will so enjoy this special day.  I love you both.  Penny

  2. springangel2355/05/2005 5:51 AM

    Your ring is just beautiful and I am sure all will go as you planned.  Your music selections are also beautiful. Have a great day and cannot wait to see your returning photos of the wedding!   Joyce

  3. Your wedding came up really quickly!  I can't believe that you're getting married this Saturday!!  Best wishes to you both!  Can't wait to see the pics!

  4. Krissy your ring is so beautiful and the choice of music for your wedding is wonderful. Wish I could be there with you. You will be in my thoughts though and I wish you every single happiness on this earth. Be happy and enjoy your day. Can't wait to see the pics of my very dear friend's wedding.
    Love Sylvia x

  5. What a beautiful ring Krissy. The choice of music is simply superb.  How I wish I could be there to share it with you and see you married. I can feel your excitement.  I am so happy for you.  How romantic, down on one knee, Mike never did that lol. Sending you tons of good wishes for the big day xxxxx

  6. Your ring is just beautiful.  I hope you have the best of luck always.  Love LuAnne

  7. Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Gorgeous ring, Krissy!
    Like the music you have picked. Hope you and your groom, have wonderful life together. Hugs and Kisses.                  ~Deborah

    Can't wait to hear all about it, when you get back from your honeymoon. :)

  9. Have a great wedding and a nice honeymoon. Will look forward to the pictures. The ring is beautiful..............Kasey

  10. Have a great wedding and a nice honeymoon. Will look forward to the pictures. The ring is beautiful..............Kasey

  11. Krissy, I LOVE the music selections!  Yay!!  I know most of them!  Maybe I know all of them once I hear them...SO EXCITED!!!  You won't be the runaway bride because you didn't invite 600 people to your wedding! lol  Talk to you soon TBADT!!  Love you!!! xox

  12. The ring is beautiful and it`s an excellent choice of music.  The ` Trumpet Voluntary` was played at Princess Diana`s wedding to Charles and I thought it was perfect for the occasion, so my daughter used it for her own wedding.  Take care Krissy.  :-)   Sandra xxx

  13. sarajanesmiles5/05/2005 3:52 PM

    I got goosebumps reading this Krissy, I'm so excited for you and John!!  The ring is beautiful, and I'm sure that John's proposal was very romantic, it doesn't matter where you were or what you were doing, it will always be a very special memory for you.  I know your day will be perfect, just remember to relax and enjoy.  Can't wait to see pics!  Wishing you both every happiness always :o)
    Sara   x

  14. Oh please take lots of photos! Can't wait for all the details! The music will be wonderful/ I love Ava Maria, just beautiful! Congrats! The ring is gorgeous! I'm so excited for you!!!!!!!!

  15. OH, Happy Day!  I will be thinking about you.  Your ring is just beautiful.
    Will be awaiting the big day of news.  Have a beautiful day, Krissy.  And a wonderful honeymoon.  I wish for you so much joy and happiness! You deserve it so!!!!!

  16. How exciting!! Have a wonderful wedding and honeymoon! Linda

  17. Beautiful ring!! I love tanzanite! As for your wedding about de ja vu! Except for the first selection...I had ALL THE REST OF THOSE played at my wedding too!! LOL Good taste. Make sure someone takes loads of pictures (trust me, you will be too busy to think about it...assign someone to be in charge of candids).  Can't wait to hear the details when you get back! Good luck!

  18. sonensmilinmon5/07/2005 6:28 AM

    What a beautiful ring! I can't wait to hear all the details when you return.  Enjoy your wedding, the honeymoon and see you when you return.  Much love to both of you.



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