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#1 sohappy

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    Posted 20 January 2008 - 12:25 AM

    I had hinted to Mike that I really liked fireworks thinking that maybe he would propose to me on New Year's eve.

    The fireworks came but no proposal, ok so I can't plan my own proposal.

    The proposal...
    Mike called to tell me that he was coming early for our Friday date. I just figured he wanted to beat traffic since we don't live close to each other. I wasn't ready when he came, I didn't know that he had an agenda with a time line. So he rushed me out of the house.

    He took me ice skating at Pershing Square in Los Angeles, this is ironic to him (he's from Boston) b/c its an outdoor ice skating rink in LA. They have it open once a year and it was romantic with the Christmas lights still on the trees. He knows that I've always wanted to learn how to iceskate. We got there late and the session was almost over but we still have time for a few rounds.

    My legs were getting tired and he got scared that I wanted to stop altogether so he got down on one knee and pretended to tie his shoelace, slipped the ring on my finger, and proposed but some little kid almost ran into me and the staffguard? thought Mike fell down and rushed over and then everyone realized what was going on. Mike got so distracted he didn't even hear me say "yes".

    He didn't stop there. He took me to a really nice restaurant (Cicada) where I was underdress. I was surprised to meet my entire immediate family there. Time was going by too fast and Mike was worried that everyone wanted dessert, luckily no one wanted dessert. He was still on a time line.

    He checked us into the Standard hotel in downtown LA. He had me closed my eyes made me walk around and then put something in my hands, then I opened my eyes to a dark room with a sparkler going off. He said there's your fireworks! Good thing the smoke alarm didn't go off.

    He then took me to the rooftop bar, as we got out of the elevators I was surprised to be greeted by my friends and a great view of the city I love.

    Everyone was in on it all week long except for me!
    It was special b/c he combined all the elements of what I love, my family, friends, and him showing that he understands I love LA too much to leave for elsewhere.

    I can't forget the special fireworks he created for me.

    #2 DanielleNDerek

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      Posted 20 January 2008 - 01:03 AM

      Awww that's so cute.
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      #3 newprincessbride

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        Posted 20 January 2008 - 03:58 AM

        congrats to you .... Hope to see the ring soon

        #4 TATrisha

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        Posted 20 January 2008 - 03:55 PM

        Oh that is such a cute story! I love that he still had fireworks for you! What a romantic!

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        #5 nathanielthompsonphoto

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          Posted 20 January 2008 - 04:59 PM

          What a great story! His thoughtfulness in the engagement shows his desire to make you happy! Thats a recipe for a great marriage. Congrats!

          #6 becks

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          Posted 20 January 2008 - 07:44 PM

          Such a great story!!! And you hit so many of my favorite places in LA.

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          #7 Alyssa

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            Posted 20 January 2008 - 07:47 PM

            that is so thoughtful and cute!!!!! CONGRATS :)




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