Joann and Jake have are in an interesting situation. Jake just got back from nearly three months of training in the States. He’ll be here for about 10 days, and then he leaves for a year-long tour in Iraq. Their baby (It’s a boy!) is due in August, and due to Jake’s training and deployment and various other circumstances, they were unable to get married. Therefore, they’ve decided to legalise their union using a method called “marriage by proxy.” Basically, they send in all their paperwork, two people stand in for them, and their marriage is legal. Joann still wants to have a big Church wedding, but it’s going to have to wait a year or so.
Never being a group to miss out on an opportunity, everyone in our shop has taken bets on when Jake and Joann’s wedding date will be. They sent in their paperwork last week, and the window is sometime between April 18th and May 4th. I put money on the 27th. Now, we’re all just waiting to see when they get their marriage license back.
The baby is due in late August, so I'm sure there will be another pool on when that little guy pops out.