Because what greater adventure could there be than love?
For almost two years, I’ve been dating a brilliant, beautiful, warm-hearted young woman named Christina, who loves to travel as much as I do, is a way better writer, and — also like me — strives to find joy in even life’s simplest pleasures, such as food:
This past week, after asking her parents’ permission, hiding a ring for a month, and overcoming my nervousness, I proposed as we hiked the Kalalau trail on the Na Pali Coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
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Of course, there are lots of details to work out — including many financial details such as joining accounts, putting together a debt-free wedding, moving in together — as we journey together toward the next phase of our life, and I’ll certainly think those through in conversations, in my head, and here on the blog.
But for now, I’m still riding high on the past week’s amazing events.
Thanks for reading.