“You know,” Andy said as they were standing on the edge of the outcropping looking out at a beautiful orange sunset, “I was smitten from moment I first laid eyes on you.”
“Aw, what a lovely thing to say,” Arlene responded. “I admit that I was taken with you, as well.”
“Yes,” Arlene said with a sigh. “that memory is a durable one, that’s for sure.”
Suddenly dropping to one knee, Andy pulled out a small, blue velvet box from his pocket. Opening it and exposing a diamond engagement ring, he said, “Arlene, you are the love of my life. On this Valentine’s Day, I’d be honored if you would agree to be my wife so that we can spend the rest of our lives together in holy matrimony.”
“Um, no,” Arlene said matter of factly.
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