The day that I took this picture of my parents, Baylor football demolished North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl and we were so ecstatic we had to celebrate with Shimazu's shave ice. That game proved to be a parallel of my parents' marriage. With teamwork, communication, perseverance and creativity, one (or two...or a team) can succeed at any task. 27 years is a really really long time to spend with someone else. Even though marriage isn't on my own personal wish list, my parents have showed me the great joys of loving another. Marriage isn't always easy, hell, it rarely seems easy, but their love is worth it. Here's to the next 27 years, Baylor football and more shave ice! I love you both!