They met during their navy training and
became a couple through A and C school. We shared a wonderful vacation with them at Disney World this last Christmas season where the became engaged. Jonathan presented a ring to Alyssa by the fountains in Epcot France and then Alyssa reciprocated with a ring before the Illuminations fireworks the following evening.
We arrived in Oxnard a bit ahead of things and have had a great couple of days exploring the area and hanging out with them. Jonathan’s parents arrived last night and we’ll be meeting up with them later today before the ceremony.
Yesterday we headed over to Ventura and roamed around. This is the first time either Lorna or I have been in California so we’re enjoying the new experiences along with the chance to spend time with Lys and Jonathan.
We’ll miss both of them while they’re on deployment. Looking forward to future chances to spend time and to hearing about their adventures together and apart as they begin their lives. Proud to see both of them finding their way in the world and learning the fine art of ‘adulting’ that we all spend the balance of our existence refining and dodging at various times.