How They Asked
Earlier in the week, my sister asked me if I’d be down to do a photoshoot with her and my other sister at the Huntington Gardens in Pasadena, CA on Saturday. She’s leaving to New York for school so I didn’t think anything of it when she said she just wanted some pictures to take with her. The Huntington Gardens are very near to our hearts as our mom used to take us there to play when we were little and we go there annually with our family during the holidays.
So Saturday rolled around and we roamed around the Huntington Gardens with her friend, who is a professional photographer, taking pictures. Two hours in, we had taken more photos than we could remember and I began wondering when she would think we had enough photos for her to choose from.
As we walked through the Japanese gardens, my sister said we should go down the bamboo path, which leads to a bridge overlooking a waterfall. I went through the path and came to the bridge to see Peter at the other end in a suit. At first, I didn’t realize what was happening but once I saw the anxiousness in his face it all clicked. He came towards me and took my hands and said the words I’ve been waiting to hear since I knew he was the one…