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Down by the River

Mark had planned it for like 2 months and I had no idea. It was on our 5 year anniversary of dating and he took me down to ColdSpring to have dinner the Riverview restaurant overlooking the Hudson River and West Point. The sun was setting over Storm King and it was very romantic.

So we eat dinner and he is and he begins giggling and he can’t stop! So we finish and he tells me that there was a surprise back at our house and that’s what he was excited about. Well he had me completely convinced we were going home, so we get in the car after dinner and start driving down the street, when we come to the turn off of 9d where were supposed to turn he keeps going, turns and heads back to the restaurant.

So we pull into the parking lot and I am completely confused wondering why we returned and he said we were staying for 3 days in the Inn next door! I was so excited and little did I know he had packed my bags, which were hiding in the back seat. We go into the Inn or Bed and Breakfast and go straight to the room, we get to the door and he tells me to close my eyes … that’s when I KNEW IT! And of course I start to tear up as I close my eyes.

He led me into the room. And when I opened my eyes the room was filled with roses and candles and he was on his knee asking me to marry him. It was the best night of my life, the roses even had little cards in them that read “Will you marry me?” — It was the most amazing day of my life!!!

- Submitted By k. Goening (Beacon, NY) on Thu, Jan 21st 2010, 11:04

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