The Proposal – It’s getting close

I’ve ignored the blog for a week now. I guess I should update. Let’s summarize. Saw Chris Carey and his new A3. Nichole got back home from JavaOne. I hid the ring. I reserved a table at the Ritz in Half Moon Bay. Nichole’s birthday gift was spoiled because of bad accounting. Went up to my parents for the weekend. Mom tried to throw Nichole off by saying I wasn’t saving for a ring, thanks mom. Nichole has been non-stop talk about marriage and rings. End Summary. So I started back to school again so all hell is breaking loose…
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The Proposal – Day 3

Today was rather busy at work, which ended up being a good thing. It ended up keeping my mind off things. I told a few people at work who were very surprised and happy for me. It was a great feeling to get approval from them. I told my boss and I think she was a bit surprised but wanted to see it, I’ll have to bring it in tomorrow. I told my old mentor and he was really excited for me. He started telling me about what he went through and I guess I don’t have it that bad….
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The Proposal – Day 2

Ugh. Nichole is gone in the city and no one is answering their phone. It really sucks to not have anyone to really share my excitement with. I ended up calling an old colleague because I needed someone to talk to. She was just what I needed and said all the right things. She just got married two years ago so she should know this process very well. Played Gears of War for what seemed like days. Nichole called and we talked for a little bit. It was so tough not to say anything. I really have no idea how…
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The Proposal – Day 1

I never thought for a million years that I would be here. I’ve always thought about it but it never seemed a reality. Yesterday, however, changed all of that. It seemed like a normal day. Nichole had to go work in the city for the JavaOne conference and I was going to have a lonely weekend. I dropped her off at the Moscone center around 8am and headed back to our place. I had a quick breakfast with my parents and headed home for a shower. This day was a rather normal day, except for one important detail, I was…
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