It is a little after 5 o’clock and his grey jacket is placed carefully over the back of a chair. Her white blouse complements her bright smile. “Did you know that we came up with a recipe, so to speak, to never get bored?” she says. Facing us, a giant mirror covers a wallpapered facade. “A recipe? Do tell!” She gives him a knowing smile. “We have laughed, we have cried, but above all we have let each other grow”. He proposed on their sixth anniversary. He remembers vividly how difficult it was concentrate as they made their way from the beach to their hotel, absently listening to the chatter around, while comfortably familiar landscapes whizzed past his vision. She received a note that night. “You are my favorite person. Marry me”. She couldn’t order dinner, he had to do it because she was laughing too much”. “We’ve dreamt together and schemed together, he says, I never wanted to get married before I met her, and you know what, she’s still the one I love”, “I went to work and my friends said you’re absolutely gaga over him! They still do. He’s still the one I love”.
_ A talk with a Pam and Ronald during their 40th anniversary.