I met the love of my life on line in a yahoo chat room in late July of 2005. She was in the "florida" chat room looking for info. on her uncle who lives in Florida. I was mesmerized by her beauty right away, and after a few chat sessions, we began to chat regularly. Soon, I was falling in love with Kristine. I went to visit her for the first time on Nov. 19, 2005 and stayed there for 8 glorious days! I asked her to marry me on Nov. 22, 2005 and she said "Yes!" with tears in her eyes. I mailed my petition on 11/29/05 to Texas Service Center, and it was sent to California Service Center with a NOA1 date of 12/6/05. Now, the pain of waiting begins, and as you all know, they take their time at the USCIS. See timelines for updates.