The hardest thing for both of us was waiting to say "I love you" until we met in person for the first time. Although we had spent most of the preceding six months talking almost constantly and spending all of our free time in each other's company, we did not actually meet until the end of December 2016, when Kris flew into DFW Airport and Ashley met him at the gate. A month later, it was Ashley's turn to board an airplane. And the following day, the two began a cross-country road trip that would end with Kris installed in his new home in Texas. Our journey so far has been filled with love, laughter, and excitement. We can't wait to celebrate with friends and family as we write the next chapter together!