We have been asked by some of our
"How did you come up with
as your name?"
Well, we met online over a game of
backgammon; Viki aka "Sunny flower,"
invited me, Michael aka RamblinMan,
to a "Mystery Player"
backgammon tournament in a club at
We said good luck to each other at the beginning of the game and continued
to comment back and forth during the rest of the game (getting to know one
another). We both found out that we had a lot in common, including the
fact that we were becoming fast friends. I don't recall who won that
first game but when it was over, I, (RamblinMan)
invited Viki (Sunny_flower)
to a game of "Trax"
and not too far into the game I saw that if I placed a
tile just so...she would in fact win the game but only by forming 2
interlocking hearts, which you see below:
Soon we started our own club called
which is actually an acronym for
Then one day, I asked her to take my
name and she has been RamblinMaam
But seriously folks, we played games
and talked online for nine months before I got up the nerve to come down
here to Texas to meet. I stopped by my parents' house in the Ozarks
and dreamed about her every night.
Viki is truly the woman of my dreams
and I know that she is my one and only
We have been together now for over two
years and it all just keeps getting better and better. We were finally
July 23, 2005
And we are living
happily ever after...
If you are interested
in a bit more history about us, you can find details at