I just randomly told a co-worker about the time we had a fight by the boardwalk almost exactly 30 years ago. I was winning until you threw sand in my eyes and cheated. Damn, we came a long way since playing ringolerio and manhunt bro. Love you like real fam! Now I get to embarrass you in front of Kristie.
Can't wait to see ya'll solidify this growth and union!!!
Hey guys just wanted to say congrats and I'm so happy for you, and cant wait to see you walk down the aisle. Love you guys xoxoxox
P.S D I know we gonna tear up that dancefloor brov,!!
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Darren, Kristie ,Veronica, Buzz, and Jaxx. We can't wait to add to it ; ).
This was a hard one to pull off. If anyone knows Kristie, then you would know its very difficult to pull anything over on her. My best bet was to go silent and not tell anyone I purchased the ring. Keeping the secret was extremely challenging but some how I was able to contain it, luckily I don’t talk in my sleep. I couldn’t tell anyone for the sake of the surprise and therefore had to plan the proposal on my own. When she told me she wanted to take me on a cruise for my birthday i was more excited about the proposal then the actual cruise.I knew I would the opportunity to make it special. I packed the ring and remember it burning a hole in my pocket the whole way to the airport. When I realized I had to get searched before we boarded, I put the ring in my carry on bag and prayed TSA wouldn’t pull it out. After making it on the plane, the flight attended insisted on putting my bag in the overhead. I barely slept the whole flight, couldn’t take my eyes off the precious cargo. Once we landed Iput the ring back in my pocket and some how we made it to the ship without Kristie seeing it. Now here I am on a cruise ship with minimal resources to carry out a proposal so I waited until dinner and I was able to slip away for a second to speak to the manager of the restaurant. I told him exactly what I wanted to do. Once Kristie and I finished eating, I told her I had to get cash from the room to tip the staff . I walked out the front door of the restaurant and met up with our chef hibachi Jackson, since Kristie knows all my faces so he walked me around the back entrance through the kitchen so she wouldn’t see me approaching. Me and Jackson walked in from behind and she still didn't have a clue until I got down on my knee and asked her to marry me, of course she turned beet red and said (((YES)))!!! I'm the luckiest man alive. Success!!!
The whole restaurant staff song to us while we slow danched and we both tried not to cry..THE END lets hit the club now..:)
This story started when Darren and Kristie met for the first time in Rockaway Beach. They quickly formed a strong friendship and began spending alot of time together . After a few months of long strolls on the boardwalk, chatting about their past, sharing hopes and dreams for the future, and countless movie dates sharing popcorn, it was obvious to both of them that there feelings couldn't be contained any longer. Plus Kristie was tired of Darren begging to start a relationship :,), so she took a chance on love and they officially started dating in the summer of 2012 and have been going steady up hill ever since. They both love taking vacations and weekend trips together while never missing a moment to bond with each others friends and family. Now it's time for them to start a family of their own! If you ask me, I would say all the begging Darren did in the beginning was just practice for when he got down on one knee and asked Kristie for her hand in marriage.
Well done, practice makes perfect brov!
(Life is a holiday) and I always look forward to traveling I get excited just hearing someone say wheels up, so most times if i'm not busy bending metal with my mind or in the day to day hustle and bustle doing the zombie walk to one of my many gigs I like to enjoy outdoor activities and exploring new frontiers,as seen in this photo taken by Kristie when we were on one our most anticipated day trips ever. And we didnt even have to catch a flight to get there. It was a nice summer drive upstate to one of New York states famous apple orchards,,, Wow what an adventure. I still find myself day dreaming about those fresh warm cinnamon donuts and just simply kicking back drinking cider stright from the jug,,with the love of my life by my side I can't wait to do it all over again, only difference is i'll have wedding bells still ringging in my ears..! august couldn't come any faster...
I come from a small family filled with love, support, and a side of crazy ; ). I wouldn’t be half the woman I am without them, especially my mom. I have a huge heart. I believe in putting the people you love first and doing whatever it takes to put a smile on someone’s face. Whether I’m home cuddling with our puppy, Jaxx, dancing the night away, or traveling, I’m happy as long as I’m spending time with the people I hold close to my heart. I don’t need diamonds, (except the one Darren put on my finger ; ) or expensive dates. I enjoy hanging with my girls, shopping with my bestest friend (my mom), movie nights with my husband to be, and anything involving the sun and ocean! The little moments matter most in life! Oh and I secretly enjoy when Darren forces me to be adventurous…jumping off cliffs, scuba diving, parasailing, driving on the boardwalk in a blizzard, or even roller skating ; ). His love for me, zest for life, sense of humor, family values, motivation, and his great looks, make my heart race, I can’t wait to be his wife!
Kristie and I sat down with the planner today and went over the schedule and time lines of activites start to finish next up seating arrangement very exciting..:,)
Kristie and I are meeting up with the graphic designers today to begain working on our invitations..:)
Formal invitations to follow.
Kristie, Miss Zampino, and I attended a Bridal Showcase held at Jericho Terrace and I think we have our colors..
Darren got down on one knee and proposed. Kristie said yes and they're to be joined in marriage!!!
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