A Friday night in late September 2015 we were both cut from our shift at the restaurant around the same time. He asked if she wanted to go get a beer? She said yes. The rest is history.
We spent over 3 years in a "medium-range" relationship. Roughly an hour and half away, each weekend one of us would make the journey to see the either.
On the side of Blue Ridge Parkway, Rachel was looking into the distance with a pair of binoculars. Ethan asked her to turn around to focus in on "this". When she turned around he was on his knee holding the most beautiful ring.