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Until the Last Light


Demetre Riles


Jimmeria Jones

July 20, 2024

Homestead, FL
27 days27 d5 hours5 h44 minutes44 min23 seconds23 s

The Proposal


It was a warm and breezy evening in Key West, Florida on June 4, 2023. My "Boo Boo" and I had decided to treat ourselves to a dinner at a quaint seafood restaurant near the ocean. Little did I know that this dinner would be one of the most memorable moments of my life. As we sat down at our table, sipping on glasses of chilled white wine and enjoying the fresh sea breeze, my fiancé seemed more nervous than usual. He kept fidgeting with his napkin and avoiding eye contact with me, which made me wonder if something was wrong. My boo boo who is a man of few words, finally mustered up the courage to speak. He cleared his throat and took my hand in his, looking deep into my eyes with love and sincerity. And then, he said those four magical words: "Will you marry me?" I was completely taken aback by the suddenness of his proposal, but tears welled up in my eyes as I realized what was happening. With a huge smile on my face, I nodded enthusiastically while shouting OMG!!! OMG!!! ITS HAPPENING!!!! I said "Yes!" to him. The entire restaurant erupted into cheers and applause as my fiancé slipped a beautiful diamond ring onto my finger. It sparkled so radiantly in the sunlight and we shared a sweet kiss, sealing our promise to spend the rest of our lives together. As we toasted to our future happiness with glasses of champagne, I couldn't help but feel overwhelmed with joy and gratitude. Not only had my fiancé chosen the perfect setting for his proposal – surrounded by the beauty of Key West and the taste of fresh seafood – but he had also captured my heart in a way that I would never forget.

How We Met

In the spring of 2022, my fiancé and I fell deeply in love during a getaway to Dallas. It all started when he surprised me with plane tickets to Texas, wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy lives for a little while. From the moment we arrived in Dallas, it felt like we were in our own little world, just the two of us against the backdrop of a vibrant city. We spent our days exploring the sights and sounds of Dallas, from wandering through museums to trying out new restaurants and cafes. Every moment was filled with laughter and joy as we discovered new things about each other and deepened our connection. As we strolled hand in hand through the streets of Dallas, taking in the sights and sounds around us, it became clear that we were meant to be together. Our conversations flowed effortlessly, our hearts beat in sync, and there was an undeniable spark between us that lit up every room we entered. From sunrise to sunset, we were inseparable. We shared intimate moments under the stars, danced in the moonlight, and whispered sweet nothings into each other's ears. It was during those quiet moments that I knew I had found my soulmate in him – someone who understood me completely and loved me unconditionally. When it was time to leave Dallas and return home, neither of us wanted to say goodbye. But as we boarded the plane back to reality, we both knew that this trip had changed everything. We had fallen head over heels in love in a city far away from home, but our hearts were forever entwined. Since that magical trip to Dallas in 2022, my fiancé and I have been inseparable ever since. We have built a life together filled with love, laughter, and endless adventures. And as we look towards our future together, I am grateful every day for the serendipitous journey that brought us together in the most unexpected of places.

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