Three Years Since Del Mar

Jun 20, 2012 in ,

Three years have passed since June 20, 2009. It was a very special day for me, and one I had been awaiting for a long time. That day, or rather, the person I was to meet, was my motivation to recover after my surgery.

It was the day I met David Archuleta for the first time, and the day after I met some amazing Archies, including Matt. I wrote a recap about it, which you can read here.

Three years later, I still remember every detail. I remember not having an adjective other than "amazing" in my vocabulary - how all other words seemed to pale in comparison, because I had no way of describing how incredible everything felt right then. I remember thinking that David glowed, and finding out later that my mom felt the same. I wondered if that experience was really happening to me, and it was just amazing that it actually was. David was right in front of me, after months of looking at him on my computer screen and, on the TV. Best of all, he was David.

It is a day that I will never forget, that has its own chapter in the book of my life, and it still is one of the best things to ever happen to me.

On the first anniversary of that day, I posted two videos taken with David. You can watch them here, and here. And then, there's my all-time favorite video. I've heard an audio version of it over two thousand times these past few years. You can watch it below.


Credit: ThinkofMeArchie