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Let’s just start with the big news:

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Anthony and I are engaged!

We went to Baltimore over the weekend for his “birthday.” I got him two new pairs of socks for his 29th and he got me a diamond ring. He’s always one-upping me like that!

He asked me at dinner, which was at an awesome restaurant with amazing food; but for once, I’ll actually just skip over all of that because being betrothed is the best thing on the menu.

Every time one of my friends gets engaged I freak out and need to put my eye about 1 cm distance from the ring. In case you are like me and the other 99% of all females, here’s a close-up. It’s perfect.

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And here’s a close-up of Anthony. My fiance! In a really nice suit his mom got him for his birthday. What a good shopper.

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We’re really excited and happy and in love.

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So many fun, big, scary, exciting changes ahead!

But some things will never change. Like the abundance of street furniture in the DC/Baltimore area. After our big night, Anthony and I went for a run yesterday morning, still high on excitement.

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We checkout out the Johns Hopkins campus News-Letter office, where I used to be a staff writer.

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Other moments from the weekend are kind of a blur but really nice. We tromped around Fells Point…

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Explored the Inner Harbor:

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Practiced walking on cobblestone in the sunshine:

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Met up with an old friend to share the big news over lunch:

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And then headed back home! I can actually say I had a life-changing weekend and not be exaggerating at all.

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And finally, apart from all the diamond drama, we still made more time to celebrate another big event. Happy birthday Anthony!

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  • What’s your engagement story?
  • Favorite store-bought frozen yogurt? (Because the one above is Open Nature froyo, and it was amazing!)
  • What random things do you see on your runs?
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30 comments

  1. Congrats!! 🙂 My engagemeny story: I said I didn’t want a diamond, just a wedding band when we got married. He said we should start looking for those. We called ourselves engaged 🙂 Also, we shook on it in 6th grade, agreeing that if we were both unmarried in 20 years we would marry each other.

  2. Laura @ RunningJunkie123

    Congrats to you both!

    I was at the inner harbor this weekend too! My bf and I took the kids to the aquarium. I was dissapointed:-/

    • Oh, funny you mention that! We were going to go, but read on TripAdvisor that the whole first floor was under construction. Not worth $30 each in our opinion if we weren’t going to see the whole thing. Sorry it didn’t work out for you, but at least the weather was nice? 🙂

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