April & I were randomly assigned as roommates our freshman year in college and it's truly one of the reasons why I believe in fate. Our friendship was instant and has lasted the almost-decade since that first day of class through trips to each other's hometowns, a summer in London and living in separate halves of California.
She's the girl everyone wants to be friends with, the girl who is laughing the loudest, dancing with strangers and singing along to whatever song is on. Her joy is contagious and she'll wrap her arms and heart around anyone and anything. When she got engaged to Shawn, my first thought was wow, he must be incredible. The man that marries April would be guaranteed a life of love and adventure. But to be the man that April falls in love with, he'd have to be pretty amazing in his own right.
And amazing they are - together. The most perfect balance of heart and mind. Of trust and respect. Of finding that person that you're supposed to spend the rest of your life with. There wasn't a more perfect setting to witness their love for the first time than during this session in the city that they call home.