Peppers Phillips and her real life wedding story, to go along with the Authors of Main Street and our fictional love and weddings in Weddings on Main Street. Touching read, both the fictional and non-fiction stories.
I was married in June.
We didn’t plan it that way. But my boyfriend just returned from overseas duty and we decided to get married. He’d been gone for a year, out in Japan and the Philippines training with the Marines. There were no phone calls, no Skype, no anything but letters.
I wrote often, as did he. I still have those letters in a cedar box that was a present from my Dad when I was a kid. In those letters we laid out our hearts, our dreams, our wishes. Though them we learned about each other, and knew that we wanted to stay together, forever.
We posted our banns at the church and had to wait three weeks in order to get married. So, June 16th was chosen.
Then we’d leave California and travel to Louisiana to visit with his family until he had to report for duty…
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