October/December 2014

Pick Up A Copy

She said yes! La'Trecia & Wesley

Posted: Monday, Jul. 22, 2013

Share Share

La’Trecia Caldwell & Wesley Glover

Lindsey Lee Photography

I planned to propose to La’Trecia on the beach near Charleston. I was going to put a note in a bottle with the message saying, “I love you,” and we would find the bottle during a late night walk on the beach. At that point, I would propose.

After dinner at a local restaurant near the beach, I recommended the stroll on the beach to walk off our late-night dinner. Up to this point, I wasn’t really nervous. But during the walk to the beach, I suddenly got really nervous. I was preparing myself to propose, and suddenly, boom. It started raining. This was a major problem as La’Trecia ran for cover so her hair wouldn’t get wet. I didn’t want the rain to ruin the plan, so I yelled for her to come back to the beach. It was a quick argument to get her to come back, but once she returned I pointed out the bottle buried in the sand and opened it and read it. She started to smile, and I proposed. This was one time she was definitely speechless!

La’Trecia and Wesley will be married August 31, 2013.

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more