Monday, May 04, 2009

Engaged!




I've suddenly been thrown into the whirldwind world of wedding planning and am loving it...location? date? colors? bridesmaids? invitations?  These are all things spinning in my head right now.  But first, the story of our engagement...

Friday, May 1, 2009

I got to work a few minutes before 6 am 

(like normal) and was getting ready to start the day when Bethany (my roommate/coworker) informed me that we needed to run an errand for Swilson (the receptionist) and that I n

eeded my purse. Weird, but I grabbed it and we ran downstairs and outside. Who should come out of the parking garage and walk across the street but Chris! I was so surprised to see him and thought that he had maybe just come to say good morning (since I didn't know if I would see him that day), but after saying good morning (well, my first words were “what are you doing here?”), he asked if I wanted to go take pictures of the tulips. I said yes, but made sure he knew that I was supposed to be at work. He said not to worry about it...I thought he might propose, but I

 also thought that maybe we were just going out to breakfast or something like that.

We got into the car and headed to possibly the most beautiful park in Bellingham. The sun was just finished rising and the water was glassy...it was beautiful. We took some pictures,and then he got down on one knee, opened a box with the most beautiful ring ever (I can't stop staring at it) and asked me to marry him. I didn't cry, but I was pretty much speechless and wasn't sure my “yes” was very audible, so I nodded vigorously

 and said “yes” again.

After that, we went out to breakfast and then really did go to the tulip fields. Chris had arranged for me to have the whole day off work, so we also got to take the ferry to an island and walk around a town there.

It was an fabulous day, my friends, and I still can't believe that we are getting married!!

1 comment:

Laura said...

Very cool :)
I entirely remember feeling that way...time flies humongously fast, treasure each second.

My first tip: Make planning fun, forget the temptation to feel stressed about anything because it's your time and your day.