I got engaged this weekend!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by farmergal, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. farmergal

    farmergal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2008
    Nor Cal
    I just had to share it with everybody I know! My BF proposed to me on our 4 year anniversary (of our first date)... a long time but well worth the wait!
    He asked me to help him harvest down at the field, said that the local grocery store had put in an order for arugula and radishes. He asked if I'd start harvesting radishes, so I did. I was harvesting radishes and then I said out loud, "There's a ring on this one" -- sure enough, one of the radishes had an engagement ring around it.
    He'd put the ring on the radish three weeks ago, when the plant was still a seedling, so that the radish grew big enough that the ring would stay on when I picked it. (How many people can say that they were proposed to on a radish??)
    Now for the really funny part:
    I actually *missed* the radish with the ring at first... I was just going along pulling out the biggest radishes... then he said, "Well, we have a lot of radishes, why don't you start at the beginning of the row and pick every one?"
    Of course at this point I complained that he was always trying to tell me how to harvest things his way. [​IMG]
    But for once, there was a really good reason.
    I've been pretty much smiling (and hugging and kissing him) ever since. I can't wait to get married and spend the rest of my life with this guy... [​IMG]

    ETA: of course, there was no order from the grocery store... he made the whole thing up just to get me to pick the radishes [​IMG] And I didn't even remember when the anniversary of our first date was, so it was a complete surprise!!
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2008
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    [​IMG] Congrats!
  3. Missouri chick

    Missouri chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2008
    Homer, GA
    That is the funniest and SWEETEST thing I've heard in a very long time. What a great guy.
  4. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    [​IMG] Congrats!!! [​IMG]
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    [​IMG] Congrats
  6. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    CONGRATS [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. farmergal

    farmergal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2008
    Nor Cal
    Thanks [​IMG]

    I really didn't think it would feel this exciting. We'd already talked a lot about spending our lives together... where we'd like to live, what type of house we'd like to buy, etc... but somehow marriage is just so special. (Like my guy said later, "It's sacred.")
    A little while after he proposed, he told me that he woke up that morning and thought "this is the most important day of my life."
    I think I cried when he said that... I definitely cried a few times that day... and couldn't fall asleep for hours, I was just too happy [​IMG] TOTALLY floating on clouds.
    any man who will help water and feed 38 chickens... and not complain about 22 eggs in the bator... is a good guy [​IMG]
  8. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Congratulations!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    Congratulations!! [​IMG][​IMG] Sounds like a REAL SPECIAL guy!!! Just remember: Choose wisely, treat kindly!! -- That's all there is to a happy marriage!

  10. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    Awww, very nice.

    I'll bet he was worried about that ring for 3 weeks--waiting for it to be the perfect timing and not come up missing!

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