I said I proposed to her IN a balloon...

Heather and Dave - August 12, 2006 proposal

Watch the video...it tells the entire story!

Some additional notes:
-Kudos to Bryan over at Foggy Lens Photography. I don't know how he managed to hold open the mouth of the balloon in moderate winds AND get the amazing picture featured at the end of the video!
-After we exited the balloon, we launched and chased. Later that evening, we had a great dinner and time out with the rest of the ballooning crews. Then we ended the evening with the event's closing fireworks. What a way to end that perfect night!
-We had never shopped for a rings together, and I knew nothing about shopping for jewelry. I went to Siebke Hoyt and got an education. Thanks Kendra! Heather wasn't aware of what was going on until I popped the question.
-We had planned a trip to Colorado the following month and Heather's sister had mentioned to her, "He's probably going to propose to you in the mountains." Thanks for unintentional diversion, Lacy! Perfectly executed!
-Heather's aunt and uncle from the area came to the rally. We invited them onto the launch field, and they ended up witnessing the proposal.

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Bruce C. says ... on Thursday, Aug 25 at 3:27 PM

I got goosebumps watching this. The backdrop, the colors, the sentiment, the surprise...Incredible. Well done Dave - you have my vote! :-)

JenniferK says ... on Thursday, Jul 21 at 12:23 PM

I just watched this at work and started tearing up!! So Romantic!!! Great that you told the story on the video felt like I was a part of it!! Soooo Impressed!! I'll be voting for you!!

Danuuc says ... on Wednesday, Jul 20 at 5:54 PM

It was a little point-n-shoot Sony digital camera with a mini tripod. I just set it on the basket and let it record video.

Sarah says ... on Wednesday, Jul 20 at 8:26 AM

This is the most unique proposal and I can't believe you got it all on video. It's amazing! Heather and Dave you deserve to win this!

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