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Brian is a planner.  He sees forward 10 steps and acts accordingly.  This is an admirable quality in any mate.  For Jessica, it meant a perfectly surprising proposal.  She was planning on a nice evening out with a friend from out of town.  A friend of Brian’s.  He’d texted her the day before, saying how […]

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He was the cute guy wearing a flannel and holding a football in his profile picture.  She was the girl tired of the misses on eHarmony.  So, she threw caution to the wind and tossed him a line out of her usual norm: “Happy Hump Day!  I hope that’s not too aggressive”.  It turns out […]

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He fidgeted in the pew, trying to find a comfortable position.  His bible slipped off his lap onto the floor and he leaned over to retrieve it.  It was just beyond his fingertips and he stretched a little farther. Just as he got a grasp on it, a beautiful song started to fill the air.  He […]

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There’s only really one thing you need to know about Sri: He’s remarkable.  How many people do you know that could send out an invite to 24 out of town guests and get them to fly to Chicago, in January, on a whim, to celebrate his engagement?  But that’s exactly what he did, and what […]

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He was the wallflower in the corner out with a bachelor party.  She was the beguiling beauty celebrating a friend’s Bachelorette in the same bar.  She spotted him, swallowed some liquid courage and made her move.  Some flirting and a few drinks turned into an evening of endless conversation and an early morning breakfast at […]

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She spotted him in a bar.  One slow-sipped drink later and there were so many commonalities in front of them, it was as if the path had just been paved for their future.  And it had, but such groundwork was laid long before that night.  His family, her family, they had danced around each other […]

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For Shawna and Trevor, the pieces just fell into place.  They were co-workers with a spark, but who also were dating other people.  Those relationships dissolved naturally, and they found themselves chatting it up and seeing reflected in this other person, everything they had been looking for.  Trevor stole Shawna’s heart in short order and […]

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He grabbed her hand and led her off the barstool.  She was still admiring the candles all over the bar and trying to figure out what was happening.  She gave the bartender, his brother Keith, a questioning look.  Keith shrugged.  Kyle stopped short at the hostess stand.  She touched the corner with her hand, ran her fingers […]

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They were four goofball college guys.  Dressed up like their fathers might have looked back in the day – short shorts, Burt Reynolds style mustaches, tall knee socks, pale legs.  Their goofing-off was part of their school spirit and a fun way to blow-off steam on game day.   She had spotted them last week, […]

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When I started high school, I remember distinctly the principal addressing the freshman class in the auditorium; “Look to your left and your right.  In four years, one of those people will not be there”.  He was right.  For Emma & Spence, the story goes a bit differently.  On the first day of law school, […]

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