Lauren and Dano
How We Met
Dano and I attended the same high school. Although I was just a sophomore and he was a junior, we hit it off right away.
I met him the summer before my sophomore year started. We were at a mutual friends house. I was getting ready to try out for the high school dance team and he was hanging out with my friends brother. During one of our “breaks” he asked me to teach him how to do a back flip and the rest is history!
We began dating on July 22, 2016 and I am happy to say we survived the highschool years and the college years together.
How He Asked
We had been planning a trip to Colorado during December for a long time. We go every summer but we had never gone during the winter. We planned to go for a week and we asked two of our best couple friends.
When we got to Colorado on December 19th we quickly unloaded our luggage and decided to walk around the town and find somewhere to eat. We walked for awhile before we came upon the most beautiful bridge that was over the river, with a picturesque mountain view in the background. We decided it was the perfect spot for pictures, and so we started taking them. When it was our turn, we posed for a couple pictures.
After we finished Dano grabbed my hand and turned me to face him. Right there, down on one knee, at 7,126 ft, my best friend and the love of my life asked me to marry him.
It was the most beautiful proposal, in our absolute favorite place.