grant has been working about 4 hours away from where we live for about a month now. the area he's been in has been great for us as well as the company. the downside is that he leaves every monday morning and then i don't see him until saturday night. this last week i went down with him and stayed for the first half of the week before i had to come back and chaperone our stake youth conference. it worked out great since his birthday was tuesday. we made the decision to go down together very quickly which made planning his birthday a bit more difficult for me. kinda funny celebrating a birthday in a hotel room. plus the town we were in was a very small farm town with only a walmart, so i had limited resources. we planned to get him a new suit for his birthday this year and we will for sure get to that when we have more time. i got him a birthday present a few months back and i've been really excited to give it to him; a leather scripture cover. i bought it from this company, i really really love their stuff. all of their products look so much better in real life. i thought the idea of it and just the style fit my granty poo perfectly. and as it turns out... i know him well. can't wait to see him in a new suit holding his scriptures in his new case.
july 27th is quite the special day. he proposed to me three years ago on that day (his birthday). and i'm so grateful he did. he has changed my life. it is just so awesome to me that i get to spend my life with not only someone who i'm incredibly crazy in love with, but having his example around me constantly makes me feel so lucky. he has a ba-jillion qualities that i love and want. i hope that i can be more like him every day. when i see pictures from the night he asked me (read the story here) i can't help but smile from ear to ear. cheesy? probably. but the thing is... it's true! i can still see his face looking up at me while he was down on one knee... "give me the best birthday present ever, make me the happiest man alive!"