You know that you are totally crazy about someone when you want to know everything about them. From when they were little...
Johannus and Johannes - 1952
to where they spent their childhood.
Kinderdijk, Noord Brabants, Netherlands
Their life in their new country, from the younger years...
to their life as an adult...
Santa Paula, California
as they grew older
Crater Lake, Oregon
You become fascinated with where their folks met...
Courting at the " Coastal Batteries" Batavia, Indonesia- 1946
and all about where they now live.
Caveman Bridge (6th Street) over the Rogue River, Grants Pass, Oregon
You grow to truly love their native food and want to cook the dishes as well as they do...
|"Singapore Sate"...Sate Ayam & Gado Gado|
When you devote hours of your days learning all about siblings and children,
friends and family.
When the kids were younger
and every job that they ever held.
Hanging Steel in Bakersfield, California
Home building in the Applegate Valley of Southern Oregon
Building Dutch Bros' Kiosks throughout Southern Oregon
Then you spend days organizing their hundreds of photographs (thousands,eventually) into albums just so you can know more.
That is when you know for certain that this is the person that you love more than you have ever loved before. It is when you realize that you have found the person that you have spent your entire life looking for and you will never let them go.