written by Meris Mullaley (@merismullaley)
Greg and I were introduced in 2009 by a lifelong mutual family friend. This matchmaking was, among other things, based on our shared love for fandoms like Battlestar Galactica, Lost, and Star Wars. As my best friend handed me a photograph of Greg and his email address, her exact words were: “This is not a set-up, but it is kinda a set-up.”
We lived in different states, so our first interactions occurred through emails, Facebook chats, and phone calls. Almost five years later, we made a mutual decision to spend the rest of our lives together. We opted for a simple, private ceremony and a laid back reception.
We were apprehensive about the process of choosing and buying wedding bands— neither of us can be called “jewelry people.” Then we learned about a Seattle business called With These Rings, which offers couples the experience of making their wedding rings together.
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