When did you guys Meet? We met in May 2009. The internet brought us together. No dating site. Not Facebook. Just a chat room. Bob was living in California while I was in Michigan. We talked via internet and phone for 3 months before we actually met. Bob flew out to Michigan. After that visit, he came out here for major holidays, until he moved here in January 2011.
How did he Propose? We were doing a desert road trip stopping at all the National Parks along the way: Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion. We were in Zion doing the Hidden Canyon hike. I was exhausted and wanted to go back. Bob kept pushing me to go a little further. We hiked on chains along the side of the canyon and stopped at the perfect overlook. Bob was playing "photographer," telling me where to stand. He told me to turn my back to him and wave to the people below. Then, he said "put your hand in this" and handed me a sock. Bob's quirky so I went along with it. I put my hand in, and BAM! A RING! He got down on one knee, and all I could say was "ARE YOU KIDDING ME!?!"
Did you know he was going to? I had no clue. Once he told me to put my hand in the sock, I thought something was up. But never in a million years would I have thought he would have proposed on the side of a canyon!
What was most exciting about the wedding day to you? Spending the morning with my sister. Giggling. Dancing. Talking. It was great to take the morning and just breathe.
Favorite wedding memory? My dance with my dad. He's got some deadly moves! It was so unexpected for our guests. I loved being able to spend those hours practicing with him, which made the final routine more enjoyable. Being able to look back at video of us having so much fun will always be an amazing memory.
The Song of Songs 2:14-17
14 My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. 15 Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.
16 My beloved is mine and I am his; he browses among the lilies. 17 Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, turn, my beloved, and be like a gazelle or like a young stag on the rugged hills.[d]