Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend, and enjoyed the weather. We had a visit from my sister-in-law and niece this weekend. It was so fun getting the cousins together and seeing them interact. I think Charlie was a little perturbed that his cousin was disrupting his systems and normal play. She was very much the instigator and got a kick out of seeing him annoyed with her. But that’s what cousins do, right? I couldn’t be more excited to get my 2nd dose of vaccine this afternoon, and my parents arrive tomorrow! I hope your week is off to a great start too!
They met at a career fair. The first day, Blair realized networking is harder than he thought, and decided he needed to be more bold. He spotted Michelle, and decided to sit next to her because she seemed to have her act together, and he thought she was cute. As Blair walked out of a Peace Corps event after the career fair, he spotted Michelle with a friend near the entrance. Michelle was looking for someone to take a picture of her and her friends when Blair happened to walk up. She asked him to take their picture. They found themselves leaving together walking toward the metro. Blair asked where she was headed, and they ended up headed to the same place. The train was packed and they got separated. Blair tried to play it cool by messing with his phone and casually waving when she got off. The next day, the career fair was hectic and he ended up running into Michelle again where he casually introduced her to his uncle who was managing a table there.
Blair forgot to get her contact info and all he knew was her first name, and that she was a volunteer in Paraguay. He eventually found her and they later arranged to meet up. They found that they had so much in common and continued to go on dates until he finally proposed.
Blair proposed in the most perfect of ways… in front of (& in spirit) with our closest friends and family during our housewarming party. Blair called everyone over for a toast in front of our treasured Eastern Red Bud Tree, which was in perfect bloom. He started the toast by proposing that I say a blessing. I’m all about the prayer time, but this one time I could not get my thoughts together. I nudged Blair to finish where I left off, and, in his grand scheme, finished the end of the blessing down on one knee. Amen!