Ten years ago today Eric had told me that he wanted to take me out to eat that night. When he came to pick me up from my house, Eric happened to see my dad running on the road and dad signaled him to pull over and help him. Why... because his cattle had got out and were running up and down 421. It wasn't long before my mom and I (and I think my sisters too) were called to come help run cattle and to help get them back into the field before they ran into a car or caused an accident. Once we got the cows back in, Eric was obviously in a big hurry. I told him I need to run home real fast and change shoes before we left. I ran upstairs to change shoes, and Tiffany later told me that while Eric was standing at the door waiting she said, "Why do you seem nervous.... oh my gosh, you're going to propose!" We left there and Eric said he wanted to go to Hickory, which wasn't common for us to do at all. I had been wanting to go to a sale in one of the stores at the mall, so he said that he would take me by there. I looked at the clock and knew there was no way we could make it there in time to shop. We pulled into the parking lot at 8:50 and he tells me to hurry and run to the store and he was going to run to the bathroom. I thought to myself what in the world can I do in here in less than ten minutes. Little did I know he had already purchased my engagement ring and had it sized, and it had finally arrived back that day and he wanted to pick it up before Zale's closed. I was
I love you, emc!
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