She teaches 1st grade children and he does manly things with hands.
Literally the look across a room, catch each other’s eye kind of love, leading all the way up to now.
He wanted to bring her little Indiana grown self up for “the trip of a lifetime.” I swear, these boys with their sneaky Alaskan proposal tag lines (see Danny & Priscilla, his being “I’ll-ask-hah”, say it out loud..you’ll get it), only evident AFTER they put a ring on it.
We all piled in the little blue car and took ourselves a road trip out to our own private Eklutna sanctuary. 10:00 on a Sunday night pre camping season will get you that. She’s the kind of vibrant that makes new friends in the span of no more than 10 seconds. We barely made it out of Anchorage before I knew I loved her already. He’s calm and quiet. Which is two things I would not be if I were about to ask someone to share my last name and weather all of life’s sh-t with me. Which is why Josh is a rockstar. You know, the kind with really good hair and sweet blazers who makes great decisions.
They are lovely humans.
I entitle this piece, Josh & Becky revel in the solace of Alaska.
And also get a little bit engaed.
And then I told her she should prahbably turn around.
And I grinned myself giddy like a school girl the whole way home that night.