Acoustic lovey songs are playing.
There are cherry blossoms & urban loving scenes below.
Because it might be getting too hot and you need a minute to remember springtime breezes.
Or you need a little love pick me up on this Tuesday that feels like a Monday.
Meet Allison & Andrew.
Two people who are quick to laugh and comfortable in their own skin.
Meet Soulard - a rad part of St Louis.
Where urban intersects with nicely landscaped streets.
Listen while you scroll: Lovey Song Vibes Here.
We sat down at a new church just a few blocks from our apartment. Andrew struck up a friendly conversation and soon, Allison slid into the pew next to him.
I noted her ring and that sparkle in her eye.
Turns out we had gone to the wrong church that day (we got our addresses confused while trying to meet up with another friend), but I believe all things happen for a reason.
Numbers were exchanged and soon, My Love and I soon found ourselves exploring Soulard and hearing more of Andrew & Allison's love story.
They met online and soon enough Andrew found himself on a plane to Portland, Oregon, to meet Allison in person.
It didn't take long for them to know.
Over tacos (Mission Taco, anyone?) prior to their engagement session, Allison laughingly explained,
"It wasn't scary or hard.
He visited and
we decided I should just pack my things and move
...so I did.
I guess that's crazy to some people."
"Oh, my love
You thought I'd left without you
But oh, my love
My arms were always around you"
"No more dreams
Must I sacrifice
My heart is safe
You'll guard it with your life"
Andrew & Allison,
I don't think either of us anticipated a new friendship that Sunday. But can I just say that I'm really grateful? Thank you for chatting it up, exploring this new city with us, and being vulnerable enough to share your love story with nearly complete strangers. Your Portland wedding is just a few months away and I can't wait to see & hear all about it. And guys, the best is truly yet to come! Marriage is wonderful and worth the wait & all that planning.
You're almost there.
Congratulations on the fiance status & let's get tacos again soon!
Location: Soulard, St Louis, Missouri.
Love song: My Arms Were Always Around You || Peter Bradley