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scenes from our weekend.

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We spent our weekend with Daniel's parents. Relaxing, playing yahtzee and cards, and eating really, really good food. I love how happy their home is! One of my favorite things ever is to watch Daniel and his father make each other laugh. Daniel has a relationship with his father like he has with no one else. It's actually pretty cute.
Ashley

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the man of my dreams.

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I met Daniel when we were juniors in high school. The first time I saw him he was sitting across from me in our sunday school class. He was wearing a grey and brown cardigan, and hardly spoke. But, when he did speak, his words were "wise" or "smart," and I immediately thought "He's so smart and dignified, I can barely understand him!" Come to find out years later that, yes, he's really, really smart, but he was trying to impress me, so he doesn't talk like that ALL THE TIME."

My friend liked him for awhile. There were rumors that he may have had a crush on me. I avoided him. I avoided him for a very long time, because my friendship was important to me. We dated other people. (Although my friend never dated him.)
A year-and-a-half passed, and we found ourselves in the midst of each other again, enjoying each others company, making each other laugh. I apologized for avoiding him, and we admitted we had fee…

sunday.

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This week has been wonderful and stressful in one. Daniel is back in town for college summer classes. I've been busy working, saving up money for mine and Daniel's future married life. He's been busy studying calculus like a boss all the time. I am very grateful for such a hard-studying-to-be-a-hard-working man.

summer.

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I truly love summer. I often reminisce on days of my childhood, spent outdoors, pretending with friends, always barefoot. I never can get over the smell of the summer morning dew, the way it smelled...still smells. Oh, what fond memories it triggers.

Ashley

We are...

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...engaged!
June 2, 2012.