I'm engaged!

Posted by Dan on Dec 17, 2005 @ 10:45 PM

I proposed to Jenn tonight.

I was originally going to do it on New Years Eve—which would have been the 3rd Anniversary of the first time I told her I loved her. I then decided I wanted to do it before we go to her parents for the Holiday, so I was thinking about Christmas Eve. Last night I decided I wanted to do something with just the two of us, something a little more memorable.

So, I decided to take Jenn to Mills of Clifton Gorge—where they do a huge Christmas Lights display every year.

I'm glad I decided to do it tonight because I was able to catch her off guard. We went to dinner with my parents before heading to Clifton Mills and had a nice little dinner and a new Barbeque restaraunt in Springfield (I know, how un-romantic.) After dinner we drove down the road to see the lights. Took us an hour to drive about 10 miles do to the number of people going to see the lights.

I ended up proposing overlooking the lighted waterfalls. Jenn was crying and wouldn't even take off her gloves for me to put the ring on her finger. I had to ask her to remove her gloves so I could put the ring on and make it official. She kept telling me she loved me, then she'd say "You Suck" and then tell me she loved me again. I'm pretty sure she said yes in there as well, but she definitely took the ring!

Anyway, Happy Holidays everyone!

Update

I had a request for a picture of the two of us, here's a picture of us from last February in Chicago.

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Dan & Jenn in Chicago (February 19, 2005)
Categories: Personal

14 Comments

  • Hey Dan, just wondered over to your site and saw the great news. Congrats and good luck.

    Rod
  • make that wandered over to your site...ha...
  • Congratulations...
  • Stef, Sam, Sarah & Scot's Gravatar
    Stef, Sam, Sarah & Scot
    Just heard the news!!! Congrats!!!
  • Congratulations to the both of you . You are to very nice people and make a wonderful couple. I hope we can get together with the two of you again
  • Congrats Dan and Jenn!
  • Dan, I got your email with the good news. Congratulations to both of you. Kim and I both wish you all the happiness in the world.

    -Conger

    ps. Hi Jenn, we've never met... I'm an old friend of Dan's (fellow computer guy, used to live in Columbus). He's a great guy. You've made a wise choice to hang on to him.
  • Grandpa has already called you with our congratulations. I'll add mine here. All our love and best wishes.
    G'pa and G'ma
  • Erin, Mike, Emma and Abby's Gravatar
    Erin, Mike, Emma and Abby
    Dan and Jenn,

    Congratulations!! We are so excited for you! It's about time--you two crazy kids!

    Can't wait to see you guys again. We are really so glad to see you two so happy.
  • Thanks for the well wishes everyone.
  • Congratulations! Great news!
  • It's about time the bouquet Jenn caught at Justin and my wedding paid off! Congrats you two!

    Best wishes!
  • That's great news Dan, congratulations! I wish you two the best!
  • That rocks! Best of luck!

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