September 23, 2007

Sunday, June 24, 2007

The Engagement

A week ago today, John and I got engaged!! On Friday night we went out to dinner at a fancy restaurant, Mark's. It is located in a beautifully renovated 1920's church only a few minutes from our home in Montrose. The service and food were excellent, and they went out of their way to fix something vegan for me. I had a sense earlier that night that John might propose ... we both got dressed up which we rarely do, plus marriage had been a more frequent topic of conversation in the recent weeks. Although the restaurant was lovely, it was crowded and noisy. John later told me that he intended to ask me to marry him when we got home that night, but we were both stuffed and exhausted, so he waited .....

Until Sunday morning. I came downstairs after sleeping late to find an amazing vase of flowers on the table with two mimosas, and a little jewelry box. I asked John what was going on. He turned to me and said that it would make him so happy if I would marry him. We put our arms around each other and I whispered in his ear "you know I will" before giving him a big kiss. He tried to allow me some time to "think about it" but I told him that I've known for a long time now that I wanted to marry him. So he popped the bottle of champagne and we got engaged!


Anonymous said...

I am going to love reading your wedding blog. It will be a nice history or your special day. Shopping for dresses was fun yesterday. Hope you will be happy with your dress. You are going to be a beautiful bride. I love you. MOM

mare said...

Be happy and love each other, always.

Linda said...

I love re-reading your entries. The romance is uplifting, the flowers stunning! What a beautiful beginning to your lives together!

hugs, Linda

Theresa said...

Andy and I are starting to seriously think about planning our wedding, so I'm reading all about yours. You two are so sweet! I just teared up reading this post!