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I said yes.....

well hello.....excuse me if the spelling is bad, but im updating from my phone in the hotel!

Today we slept in and went down for a lovely breakfast and then got ready to go and headed from our hotl down to the waterfront. we walked to the olympic park and then back up to the pier....then we stopped for a lovely peppermint twist mocha at starbucks!

we continued on down the waterfront and decided to go to the aquarium.....we got a pic of nemo and dorie! then we went for a beer and grabbed a bus back to our hotel.

We got ready for our dinner and got a cab to take us to Cafe Campagne. we had an amazing three course dinner with lovely wine pairings and a lovely chocolate Digestif. Chris wanted to go for another we headed down to the park, once there he looked me ddep in the eyes and told me how much he loved me....then he dropped to one knee and produced the lovely mahogany ring box....he asked me if i would make him the happiest man on earth and be his wife.

you know me.....i giggled and said yes.....he wanted to know what was so funny.....i siad the romantic view of the........FREEWAY.

yup you got it....we looked out onto the ocean and mountains.....and just below was the romantic freeway! he went to one knee again and slid the ring on my finger and asked if i would be his wife!

enogh going to go hang out with my fiance!


Tanya said…
It's official!
Good. Get the wedding over and done with and MAKE ME THAT NEICE! or nephew.
Yipeee! yahoo! hallelujah! praise God! and amen to Tanya! ... i concure...get married quick... love you both!!!
Carole said…
We're thrilled for you two! Congratulations! I'm with Tanya - Warren needs another cousin :)
Kimpossible said…
Congratulations Tara and Chris!!!!
Anonymous said…
sniff, sniff, how wonderful and touching. You both deserve to be this happy. ~~ Cathie ~~
Laura said…
I'm totally in agreement with Tanya! So happy for the two of you. Now lets have another grandchild ok?
Anonymous said…
Tara Lyn - congratulations on your engagement. I was tickled to hear that our Cafe played a minor role in your most important day.

Gordon Kushnick
General Manager
Campagne et Cafe Campagne
Anonymous said…
Tara Lyn - congratulations on your engagement. I was tickled to hear that our Cafe played a minor role in your most important day.

Gordon Kushnick
General Manager
Campagne et Cafe Campagne
Anonymous said…
Congrats, my friend! Big hug from your friends in Michigan.
-Carmel and family

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