Mary-Frances and Alexander

How We Met

It all started in high school when a girlfriend of mine invited me to sit with her outside for lunch. When I got there to let me know she had invited a boy along that boy was Alex. Alex was 15 minutes late and she sarcastically told me to throw an apple at him I took her sarcasm literally and threw my apple and hit him right in the head. He sat down beside me and said:” you are the apple of my eye” that was when I and Alex became best friends. We were friends for 4 years before we started dating and moved in together. Now we are engaged and planning our wedding for November.

How They Asked

It all started in high school when a girlfriend of mine invited me to sit with her outside for lunch. When I got there to let me know she had invited a boy along that boy was Alex. Alex was late and she sarcastically told me to throw an apple at him I took her sarcasm literally and threw my apple and hit him right in the head. We all laughed and I and Alex became best friends.

We were friends for 4 years before we started dating and moved in together. Everything was wonderful. One day we went to see a movie and after we went to the waterfront and started talking about proposals and what type I wanted, big, small… I said surprise me and he laughed and said so can I do it right now in this dirty old paint shirt then he took a ring off my hand and like Mary will you marry me.

Mary-Frances's Proposal in Thunder Bay Marina

I laughed and said you have to get down on one knee he said okay come over here. We went over I sat on a bench and looked around when I looked back he was on one knee and had switched the ring in his had with an engagement ring and said “will you actually marry me though” and I said yes.