Life has a funny way of changing and becoming something completely new… just like that. Last weekend my boyfriend surprised me with a trip to Napa. We both have been wanting to go there and he secretly had been planning the trip, telling me only, “to pack for somewhere warm and bring a nice dress for dinner.” When we arrived at the airport, I was told of our destination. The surprise factor made the trip even more exciting. We drove from Santa Rosa to our bed and breakfast, an Airstream getaway behind a modern farmhouse. I have always been obsessed with Airstreams and became all teary eyed with excitement! There were chickens in a manicured yard that had a cute little hen house where they laid eggs. A sign that read, “Farmhouse” hung on the fence. I was told dinner reservations were in two hours and to start getting ready. I showered in the cozy bathroom and got ready for dinner. My boyfriend said he was going to ask the host if she could take our photo in front of the Airstream and was out talking with her and her son. I came out the Airstream and we stood in the front for our photo. He then said, “let’s take one more”… and that is when he got down on one knee and proposed to me. I said “yes!”. The rest of the weekend was spent celebrating and being in love. I have never felt happier in all of my life. We have been together for a long time and have become comfortable with each other. Being newly engaged has brought a new beginning to not only our relationship, but I feel with both of us individually. I see us both wanting to try harder, do more, and be the best we can be, not only for ourselves, but for each other. It is an exciting and busy time! I don’t even know where to begin with the planning, but right now, I am enjoying being a fiance!
For someone who loves comfort, whether is be clothes or staying in the same job for years, stability has always been my jam. This little rock of the boat has been good for me! I like the new wave that I am on and I am excited to ride it out, enjoying every minute of it!